Tag: Florida House District 13

A.G. GancarskiJuly 21, 2016

Jacksonville Democrat Reggie Fullwood, immersed in a competitive campaign for re-election in House District 13, brought a campaign treasurer aboard this week. Greg Matovina, a former head of the Northeast Florida Home Builders Association, was brought on Monday. “Greg is a hardworking, committed guy who loves Jacksonville. He has always been supportive and knows of the work […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 20, 2016

During a pre-trial conference in Jacksonville Tuesday, state Rep. Reggie Fullwood got some very welcome news from a federal judge, who issued an order “limiting the government’s ability to suggest that the State of Florida was a victim.” “At the July 19, 2016 hearing, following a lengthy discussion with counsel as to the government’s theory of this case, […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 18, 2016

House District 13 Democrats can look forward to a forum next Monday evening. Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church is scheduled to host the candidate event at 6:30 p.m. July 25. One candidate, Fleming Island’s J.R. Gaillot, has confirmed, saying the forum is “wonderful news.” House District 13, located in Jacksonville and typically regarded as a safe Democratic seat, is […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 27, 2016

Despite running for the House District 13 seat in Jacksonville’s urban core from Fleming Island, Democrat J.R. Gaillot weighs in on local issues. Last week, he advocated for an expansion of the Human Rights Ordinance. Monday, he took a position opposing to 2,000 slot machines coming to the bestbet facility in Jacksonville’s Arlington neighborhood. The contention is […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 23, 2016

On Wednesday, Jacksonville Democrat Reggie Fullwood qualified to run for re-election in House District 13, ending weeks of uncertainty regarding whether he would run. Fullwood received 14 federal indictments on April 15, setting into motion a wave of speculation as to whether or not he would run for re-election. Ten of those indictments were for wire fraud, related to using […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 21, 2016

J.R. Gaillot, one of three Democratic challengers to embattled incumbent Reggie Fullwood in the House District 13 race in Jacksonville, on Monday “called on the mayor and every member of the Jacksonville City Council to support Tommy Hazouri’s HRO bill.” Though the bill isn’t slated to be reintroduced until after the Aug. 30 pension tax referendum, the Fleming Island […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 16, 2016

More evidence of the political vulnerability of Jacksonville Democrat Reggie Fullwood emerged Wednesday, when Lee Brown filed to oppose him in the House District 13 primary. Brown, a veteran who earned a Purple Heart, is a retired human resources director. He joins the incumbent and challengers Tracie Davis and J.R. Gaillot in the HD 13 battle royale. Brown laid out […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 15, 2016

Before his legal troubles, Democrat Reggie Fullwood seemed safe in his bid for re-election in Jacksonville’s House District 13. But with 14 federal counts (10 for wire fraud, four for failure to file income tax returns) looming over the incumbent, he has drawn challengers. Keith Walters is the fourth Republican to enter the HD 13 race, […]


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