Tag: James Jacobs

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 13, 2018

Local Jacksonville candidates continue fundraising for the 2019 elections, and a leit motif is the relative uncompetitiveness of cash dashes thus far. The carnage starts in the race for Sheriff, where new entry Tony Cummings sputtered in his first campaign finance report, bringing in an anemic $525. That’s a car payment, but not nearly enough to […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 13, 2017

On Friday, LeAnna Cumber filed paperwork to launch a long-expected campaign for Jacksonville City Council. Cumber, a well-connected Republican, will be running to replace termed-out Lori Boyer in Council District 5. Notable: This is Mayor Lenny Curry‘s Council district. And Cumber’s campaign — like those of District 13 candidate Rory Diamond, District 14 hopeful Randy DeFoor, and at-large candidate Ron Salem — […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 25, 2017

Last week, the first candidate entered the race to succeed Lori Boyer in Jacksonville City Council District 5. Democrat James Jacobs has had little to do with the party structure, but he believes his experience in the community makes up for a lack of political experience. Jacobs, who coaches two sports at Southside Middle School and works […]


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