Tag: Jesse Jackson

A.G. GancarskiNovember 4, 2018

The Rev. Jesse Jackson decades back was a transformative Democratic candidate for President. Those days are gone, but he’s still working to GOTV. Sunday’s iteration is in Jacksonville. Jackson’s visit has a different vibe than his 2016 visit. While he was hopeful that early voting turnout was juiced, local Democrats on hand were less optimistic, a pessimism […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 5, 2016

In Jacksonville near the Legends Community Center on Saturday afternoon, Rev. Jesse Jackson delivered an urgent message to around 50 Democrats on hand. Vote this year. And avoid what happened in 2000, when “the loser was the winner” because of “voter suppression.” Jackson, in extemporaneous remarks designed to “remind allies to not surrender,” described a couple […]


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