Tag: Doyle Carter

A.G. GancarskiJune 8, 2018

Another day, another significant endorsement for Jacksonville City Councilman Doyle Carter as he vies for the Duval County Tax Collector position. Friday brought an endorsement for Carter from fellow Council Republican Scott Wilson, the Vice President-designate of the city’s legislative body. This follows up a Thursday endorsement from Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams. Carter is running against two other […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 7, 2018

Jacksonville City Councilman Doyle Carter, one of three Republicans and four total candidates vying for the Duval County Tax Collector opening in August, rolled out an endorsement Thursday from Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams. This is the first major endorsement in this race. Carter is running against two other political veterans, Lake Ray and Jim Overton, in the GOP field. As […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 10, 2018

With the impending exit of Duval County Tax Collector Michael Corrigan, a special election slated for August, and a field involving three veteran Republican politicians (and one seasoned Democrat), it stands to reason that candidates want to demonstrate seriousness. The first candidate to file a campaign finance report, former Jacksonville City Councilman and Property Appraiser Jim Overton, showed a […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 7, 2018

As we reported last week, the position of Duval County Tax Collector is poised to open up in the coming weeks. Incumbent Michael Corrigan is moving on, to become CEO of Visit Jacksonville. His resignation letter suggests that he couldn’t serve his entire term before taking that position. Providentially, a group of Republican hopefuls, including Councilman Doyle Carter, […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 3, 2018

Current Duval County tax collector Michael Corrigan will become CEO of Visit Jacksonville June 1. Per Jacksonville City Council President Anna Brosche, there will be a special election to fill the spot, with the first election in August and the second in November, consistent with the primary and general election slots. Meanwhile, the race to replace Corrigan got […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 17, 2018

On Tuesday, JAXBIZ (the political arm of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce) endorsed Wyman Duggan in House District 15. “Wyman is an experienced, conservative leader who can make an immediate impact for our community in Tallahassee,” JAXBIZ Chair Dane Grey said. “Wyman understands the importance of growing jobs for hard-working families and attracting investment in our community.” […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 7, 2017

District 12 on the Jacksonville City Council is the heart of the true Westside of Jacksonville, where the accents are authentically local, the politics are right of center, and a person’s word is his bond. Current Councilman Doyle Carter is termed out as of 2019 — but a candidate who has filed to replace him embodies […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 27, 2017

Before Tuesday night’s meeting of the Jacksonville City Council, Rules Committee Chair Doyle Carter spoke briefly with us about the situations involving two of his Council colleagues. Last week on his way home from a meeting, Councilman Reggie Gaffney was pulled over for using a license plate he reported stolen. Gaffney denied that he had reported the tag stolen, […]


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