Tag: Leslie Jean-Bart

A.G. GancarskiAugust 12, 2016

A “hob nob” event, mostly involving African-American Democrats, takes place Friday evening at 6:30 at Jacksonville’s Salem Center, the usual meeting place for the Duval County Republican Executive Committee. The “JAX Political Hob Nob AND Straw Poll” will include U.S. Congresswoman Corrine Brown, Senate Candidate Tony Khoury, Congressional candidate Lake Ray, State Rep. Reggie Fullwood from House District 13, House District […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 8, 2016

FloridaPolitics.com’s weekly look at State House campaign fundraising in the Jacksonville area races for the state Legislature reveals more spending than donor outreach. **** House District 11: Sheri Treadwell, Cord Byrd, and Donnie Horner are all pretty close in cash-on-hand at this point. Treadwell, the leading fundraiser in this race, has just over $46,000 on hand, with $5,005 raised […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 8, 2016

Robin Hood, Little John, and Maid Marian were nowhere to be found Saturday in Sherwood Forest. To be clear, we’re talking about the Northwest Jacksonville neighborhood … not the fabled fictional hideout. The House District 14 race between Kim Daniels and Leslie Jean-Bart has become increasingly personal with each passing week, but Saturday saw a new milestone. The allegation […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 1, 2016

Monday evening saw many of the candidates from Jacksonville House Districts 13 and 14 tangle at a forum downtown. From House District 13, incumbent Reggie Fullwood had fellow Dems Lee Brown and J.R. Gaillot to contend with, as well as Republicans Mark Griffin and Keith Walters. And from HD 14, a more truncated group: Democrats Gracie McCastler and Leslie Jean-Bart, along with […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 1, 2016

Forums for candidates in Florida’s 4th and 5th Congressional Districts highlight Jacksonville’s political calendar Monday evening. The Jacksonville Young Republicans have confirmed four of seven GOP candidates in CD 4 will be at their Monday meeting, kicking off at 6 p.m. at the Mellow Mushroom in Avondale. The candidates confirmed as of now are John Rutherford, Ed Malin, Bill […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 1, 2016

The money race through July 22 in Northeast Florida State House races is starting to reveal clear resource gaps in some races and tighter contests in others. As candidates are starting to deploy their resources in earnest, an increasingly important metric is cash on hand. **** House District 11: Sheri Treadwell still leads Donnie Horner […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 27, 2016

Endorsements continue to pile up for Northeast Florida candidates as the Aug. 30 primary date in state House and U.S. House races approaches. — In the GOP race in Congressional District 4, Lake Ray scored an endorsement from the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors, along with the National Realtor Association and Florida Realtors. “Lake Ray is a proven […]


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