Tag: Doyle Carter

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 11, 2018

After the August primary, the race for Duval County tax collector is now a binary affair, with Democrat Mia Jones and Republican Jim Overton headed for a November clash. While Jones enjoyed a strong plurality (46 percent) of the August vote (as the sole Democrat in the race), Overton barely emerged from a field of three Republicans, […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 21, 2018

A week out from the primary election in the four-way race for Duval County Tax Collector, campaign finance reports reveal a surprisingly competitive money race. The three Republicans in the race — Jacksonville City Councilman Doyle Carter, state Rep. Lake Ray, and former Property Appraiser Jim Overton — all had roughly $60,000 cash on hand as of Aug. 21. […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 19, 2018

The Jacksonville Fraternal Order of Police endorsed reliable career politicians Thursday for countywide offices. Jacksonville City Councilman Doyle Carter got the nod for Duval County tax collector besting fellow Republicans Lake Ray and Jim Overton and Democrat Mia Jones. And Jerry Holland will be backed by the blue in his reelection bid for Duval property appraiser, a cakewalk race against […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 27, 2018

Jacksonville’s qualifying deadline was noon Wednesday, with the marquee race on the August (and November) special election ballot a four-way scrum for Duval County Tax Collector. Three Republicans and one Democrat comprise the field. Jacksonville City Councilman Doyle Carter joins two other political veterans, Lake Ray and Jim Overton, in the field. Ray is a former State Representative, Jacksonville City Councilman, […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 13, 2018

On Tuesday evening, the Jacksonville City Council approved via 2018-403 an August special election to replace Councilman Doyle Carter. Carter, a termed-out Republican representing Jacksonville’s Westside, is one of three Republicans chasing the Duval County Tax Collector vacancy. Since 2017, one candidate has been filed to replace Carter: Republican Randy White. White — a former Jacksonville Association of […]


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