Tag: Omega Allen
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Phil AmmannMarch 24, 2015

The Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) congratulated its former chairman Lenny Curry Tuesday night for advancing to the runoff election for Jacksonville’s next mayor. “The RPOF congratulates Lenny Curry on a hard-fought race and for advancing to the general election in the Jacksonville mayor’s race,” current RPOF Chair Blaise Ingoglia wrote in  a statement. “As a […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 23, 2015

With early voting concluded, Duval Democrats appear to have a turnout advantage heading into Tuesday’s election. At last update, 40,983 Democrats had voted, compared with 36,439 Republicans and 9.807 voters outside the two-party structure. The final three days of early voting, which saw 19,387 voters, corresponded with a surge in turnout by registered Democrats. Total […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 18, 2015

The second Jacksonville mayoral debate involved the three major candidates — Bill Bishop, Lenny Curry, and Mayor Alvin Brown — along with the fourth candidate, NPA mayoral hopeful Omega Allen. At this point in the campaign, the positions have been established, as have the major topics: public safety, dredging the St. Johns River, and the Police and Fire […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 18, 2015

We are just hours away from the final Jacksonville mayoral debate preceding the First Election, to be held at Jacksonville University and televised at 8 p.m. on WJXT-TV. It’s the only debate to include all four candidates: Omega Allen, Bill Bishop, Lenny Curry, and Mayor Alvin Brown. For at least two of the candidates, it’s their final chance to make their […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 16, 2015

Another Jacksonville mayoral candidate forum took place Monday night with Omega Allen, Bill Bishop, and Lenny Curry. The forum, billed as a multicultural forum, had the theme “Minority Major: Where Unity Is Key.” It allowed candidates to discuss issues  from crime and minority unemployment to their commitments to diversity on many levels. With only 100 or so […]


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