The federal racial gerrymandering case that upended the Jacksonville City Council’s district map, proving the city had segregated voters on the basis of race for decades, has finally ended.
Author Archives: Andrew Pantazi
Andrew Pantazi edits and reports for The Tributary. He previously worked as a reporter at The Florida Times-Union where he helped organize the newsroom's union with the NewsGuild-CWA. He and his wife, Lauren, are both Jacksonville natives raising their two sons in the city. You can contact him at Andrew.Pantazi@JaxTrib.org.
Republican Chris Miller beats Democrat Charles Garrison to win Jacksonville City Council At-Large Group 5
Republican Chris Miller won the open race for Jacksonville’s City Council At-Large Group 5, fending off Democrat Charles Garrison in the May 16 runoff.
Joyce Morgan beats Jason Fischer as Duval’s newest property appraiser
Jacksonville City Councilwoman Joyce Morgan beat former state representative Jason Fischer Tuesday to become Jacksonville’s newest property appraiser, the constitutional office with the most control over the city’s budget.
Democrat Tyrona Clark-Murray wins re-election over Republican Mike Muldoon for Jacksonville City Council District 9 runoff
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.
Republicans Mike Gay beats Lindsey Brock for Jacksonville City Council District 2
Mike Gay beat Lindsey Brock in the Republican-on-Republican fight to represent Jacksonville City Council District 2.
Democrat Rahman Johnson beats former Republican John Draper in Jacksonville City Council District 14
Democratic former Soil and Water Commission Supervisor Rahman Johnson beat Republican former City Councilman John Draper for Jacksonville City Council District 14 on the Westside.
Democrat Reggie Gaffney Jr. wins re-election over Tameka Gaines Holly for Jacksonville City Council District 8
Democrats Reggie Gaffney Jr. beat Tameka Gaines Holly to preserve a family stronghold in public office, continuing to represent Jacksonville City Council District 8 on the Northside after winning a special election last year.
Democrat Donna Deegan wins election to become Jacksonville’s first female mayor
In a historic first, Donna Deegan will be the first woman ever to serve as
mayor of Jacksonville, the 12th most populous city in the U.S.
Republican Raul Arias wins Southeast Jacksonville’s City Council District 11 over Democrat Ramon Day
Republican business owner Raul Arias beat Democrat Ramon Day in a heated contest for Jacksonville’s City Council District 11, representing Southeast Jacksonville.
Democrat Jimmy Peluso beats Republican Joe Hogan to represent Urban Core in Jacksonville City Council District 7
The district holds some of the city’s most distinctive neighborhoods: Downtown, Eastside, College Gardens, New Town, Brooklyn, Mixon Town, Riverside, Avondale, Murray Hill, Ortega, Venetia, Fairfax, the Mid-Westside, Sugar Hill, Phoenix and Fairfield.