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Ron DeSantis. Image via AP.

A.G. GancarskiApril 14, 2016

Former Jacksonville Mayor John Delaney will not run to replace Rep. Ander Crenshaw. This means a significant barrier to the potential candidacy of former Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford in CD 4 is out of the way. Delaney arrived at the decision after talking to his wife Wednesday night, a conversation that happened after he flew back to Jacksonville from California. […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 14, 2016

The narrative that seems to be emerging in the Congressional District 4 race has John Rutherford as the presumptive GOP nominee to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw, especially with John Delaney out of the race. However, it’s not a done deal yet. Multiple sources say that Jay Fant is considering a run. The first-term Jacksonville state representative may seem like an […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 18, 2016

Jacksonville State Rep. Lake Ray announced Monday his intention to form an exploratory committee to run in CD 4 to replace fellow Republican Ander Crenshaw. “After much consideration and discussion with friends and family,” Ray wrote on Facebook Monday, “I have decided to open an exploratory committee to look into running for Congressman Ander Crenshaw’s soon-to-be vacant […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 19, 2016

The race to succeed Ander Crenshaw as the GOP representative in CD 4 hasn’t exactly begun yet, but it was part of the package at the Duval Republican Executive Committee meeting Monday. **** One would-be candidate not running is Sen. Aaron Bean. Bean was collecting petitions … not for CD 4, but for his re-election campaign for the […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 20, 2016

The day started with John Rutherford as the runaway frontrunner in a poll of CD 4 likely Republican voters, and ended with the former Jacksonville Sheriff as a filed candidate. Citizens for John Rutherford will be the official campaign committee for the Republican frontrunner, who earlier on Wednesday scored the endorsement of his protege, Sheriff Mike Williams, […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 22, 2016

Hans Tanzler III, son of the first post-Consolidation mayor (pictured above), former CEO of the St. Johns River Water Management District, and former CFO of the Haskell Company, is “actively considering” a run in Congressional District 4, he told FloridaPolitics.com Friday. Tanzler’s Jacksonville roots run deep. As a third-generation Jacksonville resident with a legacy on both […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 3, 2016

Former Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford is the frontrunner in the GOP race to succeed Ander Crenshaw in Congressional District 4, and his finance team reflects that status. GOP heavy hitters Ed Burr, Jay Demetree, Kent Stermon, and John Falconetti will lead the Rutherford money effort, drawing on decades of credibility and experience. Burr, the chairman of the Jacksonville Civic Council, […]


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