Jacksonville may finally at long last be ready to settle the claims that the City Council racially gerrymandered its council and School Board district maps.
Now that the field has winnowed, the Republican and Democrat will face each other in a May 16 runoff for the countywide seat.
Democrat Tyrona Clark-Murray and Republican Mike Muldoon will face off in a May 16 runoff for Jacksonville’s City Council District 9 after no candidate in the crowded race received enough of the vote to win a majority.
Will Lahnen, a Navy veteran who now serves as the head of finance and procurement for the Wounded Warrior Project, will now represent Jacksonville City Council District 3.
The two Republicans will face each other again in a May 21 runoff for Jacksonville City Council District 2.
The two will head to a May 16 runoff in their bids to represent Jacksonville City Council District 8, which contains most of Northwest Jacksonville north of the Trout River.
Joe Carlucci, the third generation of a local political dynasty, will join his father on the Jacksonville City Council after winning District 5 in Tuesday’s election.
Both candidates were last elected to public office in the 1990s, but now they say they present the best option for Southwest Jacksonville.
Jacksonville City Councilwoman Ju’Coby Pittman won re-election Tuesday, besting three Democratic opponents to hold onto her position. Pittman, who was first appointed to the seat by then-Gov. Rick Scott in 2018 after three earlier failed bids for City Council, argued voters should value her service on the City Council and as the longtime CEO of […]
Democrat Ramon Day and Republican Raul Arias will face each other in a May 16 runoff for Jacksonville’s City Council District 11, representing Southeast Jacksonville.