Mayoral candidates split on Confederate monuments

Published on March 20, 2023 at 11:49 am

The Take ‘Em Down Jax protestors still rally each Friday in front of City Hall demanding the removal of the Confederate monument from Springfield Park.

They might still be picketing in July when the next mayor and City Council take office because the current council has repeatedly put off making a decision on whether the monument should stay or go.

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The positions taken by mayoral candidates mirror the split citywide between Democratic voters and Republicans voters.

Read the rest of this story at the Florida Times-Union, a Jacksonville Today news partner.

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