Tag: HD 15
Rep. Juan Fernandez-Barquin gives his closing remarks on his bill HB 1, known as the "anti-riot bill" during a House session before the bill passed at the Capitol.

Drew WilsonDecember 5, 2018

A newly minted state Senator and a quartet of fresh state Representatives opened campaign accounts for the 2020 election cycle this week. Sarasota Republican Joe Gruters, who took over for U.S. Rep.-elect Greg Steube in Senate District 23, filed his paperwork Tuesday. Gruters was a member of the House for a term before U.S. Rep. […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 16, 2018

Jacksonville will send a new Republican to Tallahassee next session. In the expensive and brutal race in House District 15, Republican Wyman Duggan defeated Democrat Tracye Polson 51 percent to 49 percent. Polson spent heavily in an attempt to flip the seat previously held by Jay Fant, but ultimately fell short. Duggan, a connected land-use lawyer backed by a wide […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 22, 2018

As early in-person voting begins in Duval County, money is rapidly being spent in the expensive race for an open seat in House District 15. Republican Wyman Duggan, per receipts that extend through Oct. 12, holds a cash on hand lead over Democrat Tracye Polson. Polson has aggressively fundraised and self-financed, and has led the money race […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 15, 2018

While most of Jacksonville-area state House races are settled in the primary (by dint of gerrymandering), an exception is in the one true swing district: House District 15 on the Westside. With current Republican incumbent Jay Fant walking away this year, Democrat Tracye Polson and Republican Wyman Duggan are vying to replace him. Each week’s fundraising report has […]

Staff ReportsOctober 7, 2018

Just like in 2016, we’re again asking every candidate, including incumbents, to complete a questionnaire we believe offers an interesting, albeit, thumbnail sketch of who they are and why they are running. If you are a candidate and would like to complete the questionnaire, email [email protected] Significant other? Kids? My husband and I have five adult children […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 25, 2018

Wyman Duggan, the Republican nominee in Jacksonville’s House District 15, is back on the air this week for the first time since the primary. Paid for by the Republican Party of Florida, the 15-second spot is evidence that the GOP is engaged to keep outgoing Jay Fant‘s seat. The ad introduces a new endorsement: Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 25, 2018

In the competitive race to replace Jay Fant in Westside Jacksonville’s House District 15, the battle between Democrat Tracye Polson and Republican Wyman Duggan is headed down to the wire, per one recent survey commissioned by the Polson campaign. An internal poll from SEA Polling and Strategic Design showed Duggan up two points (41-39) in what Democrats see as a […]


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