Tag: Tracye Polson

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 7, 2019

One somewhat ironic sobriquet for oft-sleepy Jacksonville is “Actionville.” As those familiar know, the action is largely elsewhere. However, that’s not the case in the 2019 elections, where pitched battles await in at least some of the following donnybrooks. Qualifying ends Friday at noon. Here’s what’s in play. ____ Mayor: Incumbent Republican Lenny Curry has $3 […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 16, 2018

Jacksonville will send a new Republican to Tallahassee next session. In the expensive and brutal race in House District 15, Republican Wyman Duggan defeated Democrat Tracye Polson 51 percent to 49 percent. Polson spent heavily in an attempt to flip the seat previously held by Jay Fant, but ultimately fell short. Duggan, a connected land-use lawyer backed by a wide […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 6, 2018

The million dollar-plus race to replace Jay Fant in House District 15 has concluded. And the Democrats — despite a herculean effort — could not flip it. On Tuesday, Republican Wyman Duggan defeated Democrat Tracye Polson by 51 percent to 49 percent. Democrats had not previously fielded a candidate for this seat for nearly a decade. However, this cycle […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 6, 2018

The axiom in Duval County (Jacksonville): Republicans vote before they go to work, and Democrats vote right as the polls close. If that’s the case, the Republican machine locally faces an existential turnout challenge. As of 2:20 p.m., Democrats hold a nearly 5,500 vote lead, with turnout at 52 percent. Democrats have 43.1 percent of […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 1, 2018

The increasingly expensive race in Westside Jacksonville’s swingy House District 15 is all but over, but Republican Wyman Duggan has a final message for voters. That message, per his latest mailpiece: That “liberal” Tracye Polson has donated to “liberal politicians” like Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Bill Nelson. And, what’s more, that she “hosted campaign fundraisers IN HER OWN […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 25, 2018

The most competitive race in Northeast Florida — the battle in plurality-Democrat House District 15 — continues to be an air war. Democrat Tracye Polson dropped her final bomb Wednesday. “When your opponent is a professional lobbyist, special interests can’t wait to falsely attack you,” Polson says in the broadcast spot. Polson, who’s felt compelled to respond to ads […]


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