Tag: Democratic Party of Duval County
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A.G. GancarskiJanuary 14, 2019

The year 2018 allowed Duval County Democrats to flex, and why not? Though statewide candidates Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson lost, they carried Duval. At the time, speculation was that was a springboard for a Democratic candidate to carry that momentum into the 2019 Jacksonville Mayor’s race. Whether it was Alvin Brown (back from wherever he goes between […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 2, 2018

Lisa King‘s tenure chairing the Democratic Party of Duval County has been marred by the aftermath of her husband, state committeeman John Parker, committing the gaffe of using the term “colored people” during a dinner in January. In the last week, Parker and King have dealt with some adverse press, related to an ongoing outcry both […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 2, 2018

Karyn Morton, chair of the Duval County Republicans, called Monday for the resignation or removal of the chair and committeeman of the Duval County Democrats. Committeeman John Parker used the phrase “colored people” at a dinner in January, leading to a complaint from party member James Morton in March. Soon afterward, calls for Parker to resign came from Lydia […]


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