Tag: Jimmy Holderfield

A.G. GancarskiAugust 5, 2016

Melissa Nelson, Republican candidate for 4th Circuit State Attorney, scored 50 individual contributions totaling $21,275, a strong indication that as her challenge to Angela Corey enters its home stretch, a diverse coalition is responding favorably to her message of 21st century criminal justice reform as an alternative to Corey and her campaign surrogate/opponent, Wes White. Nelson’s donor pool […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 13, 2015

The second of three debates between Jacksonville Sheriff’s Candidates Ken Jefferson and Mike Williams, held at Jacksonville University on Wednesday evening, is likely to be the most widely viewed of the three debates. The first one, held a week prior at First Coast News, saw Jefferson on the defensive quite often as the 30 minute discussion veered […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 5, 2015

Mike Williams and Ken Jefferson have seen a lot of each other during the past few months. They’re two driven men, with driven organizations behind them, who want the same thing. You knew it was going to get heated, you just didn’t know when or how or who would be first. After Tuesday night’s debate on First Coast News, […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 9, 2015

With yet another police-involved shooting in Jacksonville on Wednesday, Sheriff’s candidate Mike Williams, in the interest of “transparency and community trust building,” seeks to open Response to Resistance board meetings to the public.  They have been closed since 2010. “As a candidate for sheriff, and the only one who actually ran the Response to Resistance (RTR) […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 7, 2015

On a humid Tuesday afternoon in Jacksonville at the Baseball Grounds, Republican Rob Schoonover  formally endorsed  Democratic Sheriff’s candidate Ken Jefferson. Schoonover finished sixth in March’s First Election. Mark Kerrin, who opened a campaign account but did not actually run, also appeared. Along with Jimmy Holderfield, who endorsed Jefferson last week, the joint appearance of the four created […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 3, 2015

Clearly, Republican Executive Committee member Jimmy Holderfield and the Republican Party of Duval County differ on the value of a loyalty oath. A day after Holderfield’s cross-party endorsement of Democrat Ken Jefferson for sheriff, Duval GOP Chair Robin Lumb issued a statement on Friday decrying Holderfield breaking the party’s loyalty oath. “We are profoundly disappointed with Republican Jimmy Holderfield’s decision to […]


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