Sheriff T.K. Waters goes unopposed in election

Published on January 13, 2023 at 2:49 pm

Barely two months after taking office, Jacksonville Sheriff T.K. Waters retained his job unchallenged for a full four-year term as the qualifying deadline for Duval County’s spring elections passed Friday.

Waters had faced the prospect of a challenge for the sheriff’s post last week, when retired assistant chief Lakesha Burton filed initial campaign paperwork for a rematch of the runoff race she lost to Waters in November.

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Waters said this week that she had decided against running.

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