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A.G. GancarskiJanuary 30, 2019

Most Jacksonville City Council seats are yoked into Democratic or (more likely) Republican representation due to demographics. A potential exception: District 14, which runs from the Naval Air Station Jacksonville north along the St. Johns River, looping in Ortega, Fairfax, Avondale, Riverside, Murray Hill and other neighborhoods. Tuesday evening offered voters in that district an […]

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 22, 2019

The first post-qualifying fundraising reports are in for downticket Jacksonville races in the March elections, and some trends are familiar while others are exciting and new. [Note: coverage of mayoral race fundraising is here.] The races for Sheriff and Property Appraiser see Republican incumbents Mike Williams and Jerry Holland with daunting leads over Democratic challengers. Williams has over […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 9, 2018

In the race to succeed Republican Jim Love on the Jacksonville City Council, Love’s fellow Republican Randy DeFoor expanded her cash on hand lead after September receipts. But in what could be a preview of a runoff election, Democrat Sunny Gettinger is keeping pace. As of the end of September, DeFoor had roughly $157,000 on hand between her campaign account and her Safe and […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 18, 2018

A prominent national group supporting the election of military veterans to public office weighed into a Jacksonville City Council race Wednesday. VoteVets, a self-styled “progressive” group that touts endorsements of both Democrats and Republicans, backs Democrat Jimmy Peluso in Jacksonville City Council District 14. “Having our veterans represented in office could not be more critical than […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 10, 2018

The Jacksonville City Council District 14 race, a Riverside/Avondale/Ortega seat, continued in June with active fundraising from the leading candidates. While Republican Randy DeFoor remains the cash leader, Democrat Sunny Gettinger gained ground again last month, setting the stage for what will be a costly race (at least by district Council standards), which likely won’t be decided until the […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 5, 2018

Even during a slow week in Jacksonville politics, there is no shortage of new news from the campaign trail, as one prominent city councilor launched his re-election bid, while two other veteran politicians launched new campaigns. In Council District 4, incumbent Republican Scott Wilson filed for re-election this week, a move that was not in doubt. […]


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