Tag: Mia Jones

A.G. GancarskiJuly 26, 2018

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum spent his birthday Thursday in Northeast Florida. First in Atlantic Beach, accompanied by his wife R. Jai, for a “Women with Gillum” event at the Adele Grage Cultural Center that he said was “incredible.” Then, at a stately home in Avondale near the river, he opened his new campaign headquarters. These are good times for his […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 27, 2018

Jacksonville’s qualifying deadline was noon Wednesday, with the marquee race on the August (and November) special election ballot a four-way scrum for Duval County Tax Collector. Three Republicans and one Democrat comprise the field. Jacksonville City Councilman Doyle Carter joins two other political veterans, Lake Ray and Jim Overton, in the field. Ray is a former State Representative, Jacksonville City Councilman, […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 9, 2018

Since current Duval County Tax Collector Michael Corrigan announced he was stepping down in order to lead Visit Jacksonville, the candidates to succeed him have lined up to run. Three Republicans (Doyle Carter, Jim Overton, and Lake Ray) are already in the race. Soon, they will be joined by Democrat Mia Jones. Duval Democrats will now have a serious […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 28, 2018

On Wednesday, former Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown picked his home turf for his first official campaign stop in his congressional campaign. Brown, running against Tallahassee Democrat Al Lawson in the August primary in the east/west North Florida district, picked AGAPE Health to message on health care. The location was not incidental: AGAPE CEO, former state Rep. Mia Jones, […]

Phil AmmannAugust 4, 2017

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry is all about loyalty, and much of this edition comes back to the idea of one’s squad as a result. For example, there’s Curry’s candidate in the House District 15 race to succeed Jay Fant, who is running for Attorney General instead of pursuing re-election. And then there’s the push to […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 2, 2017

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum rolled out his most significant Jacksonville endorsement of his campaign for the Democratic nomination for Governor Wednesday, in the form of former State Rep. Mia Jones. Jones called Gillum a “tireless public servant willing to take on the tough fights … just the kind of leader Floridians need now.” “He will rebuild our […]


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