Jacksonville’s policing slowdown continued Monday despite the city saying “all systems are functioning properly,” with about one-third of the normal number of defendants brought to court following an initial arrest.
Activists asked a federal judge Friday to block the city’s new council district maps in the ongoing Jacksonville redistricting lawsuit, the first step in speeding up the lawsuit ahead of the 2023 elections.
For decades, the Jacksonville City Council redistricting planpacked as many Black voters as possible based on a misreading of court rulings.
Gov. Ron DeSantis picked Undersheriff Pat Ivey to replace Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams until the city holds special elections in August and November. DeSantis cited the need for continuity when he picked Ivey. He also endorsed T.K. Waters, the Republican candidate endorsed by Williams, in the special election. Williams announced his resignation effective later this […]
Civil-rights groups sued Jacksonville for allegedly racially gerrymandering its City Council districts in its new redistricting plan.
The Tributary’s new tool lets you expose racial gerrymandering in Jacksonville.
Jacksonville could face claims of racial gerrymandering under its proposed redistricting plans.
Jacksonville’s redistricting efforts have relied on racial data that contradicts federal guidelines.
The Jacksonville committee tasked with vetting a new general counsel, one of the city’s most powerful positions, agreed Tuesday to conduct a two-week job search after City Council members said the committee’s plans to coronate the mayor’s preferred pick would violate the integrity of the process.
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