Tag: Duval County Republican Party

A.G. GancarskiApril 6, 2015

On a Monday morning with storm clouds building behind them over the St. Johns River, Republican Jacksonville City Councilmen Stephen Joost and Ray Holt broke ranks with the Republican Party of Duval County to endorse Alvin Brown for re-election. They cited a strong working relationship and the mayor’s pension plan as driving factors. Holt spoke first, contending a “lot of […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 3, 2015

Clearly, Republican Executive Committee member Jimmy Holderfield and the Republican Party of Duval County differ on the value of a loyalty oath. A day after Holderfield’s cross-party endorsement of Democrat Ken Jefferson for sheriff, Duval GOP Chair Robin Lumb issued a statement on Friday decrying Holderfield breaking the party’s loyalty oath. “We are profoundly disappointed with Republican Jimmy Holderfield’s decision to […]

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 20, 2015

Second-ballot endorsement with intrigue beforehand After a solid few weeks of endorsements and control of the news cycle, the Lenny Curry campaign garnered the official party endorsement Monday night at the Duval County Republican Party meeting. The Curry team offered a statement on the endorsement: “We appreciate the grassroots supporters for asking Chairman Lumb to […]


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