Two incumbent at-large Jacksonville City Council members will be returning to City Hall after Tuesday’s election: Republican Ron Salem beat Democrat Joshua Hicks, about 53% to about 47%. And Republican Terrance Freeman beat Libertarian Eric Parker, 65% to 35%. A third at-large race between six candidates will go to a runoff in May between the top two vote getters: Republican Chris Miller, who took about 37% of the vote, and Democrat Charles Garrison, who carried about 26%.
Countywide, voter turnout was 25.5%, meaning about three out of every four voters sat out Duval County’s municipal election.
Here are the results of the other City Council races:
District 1: Republican Ken Amaro is elected with 66% of the vote, beating Democrat Alton McGriff.
District 2: A three-way race between Republicans Lindsey Brock, Jennifer Casey and Mike Gay will go to a runoff between Brock (33%) and Gay (42%).
District 3: Republican Will Lahnen is elected, beating Republican Natalie Alden, 53% to 47%.
District 5: Republican Joe Carlucci will join his father, current at-large Council member Matt Carlucci, on the Council. The younger Carlucci beat Republican Morgan Roberts 64% to 36%.
District 6: Incumbent Republican Michael Boylan is re-elected, beating Tom Harris 65% to 35%.
District 7: This five-way race will go to a runoff between Republican Joseph Hogan (32%) and Democrat Jimmy Peluso (35%), who both bested Democrats John Phillips and Kim Pryor and unaffiliated candidate Parrish King.
District 8: Another five-way race will go to a runoff between Democrats Reggie Gaffney, Jr., a current Council member who pulled 34%, and Tameka Gaines Holly, with 32%. They beat Democrat Solomon Olopade, Libertarian Ronald Robison and Republican Scooter Barr.
District 9: Republican Mike Muldoon came just shy of winning outright, with 47% of the vote in the six-way race. Muldoon will face current Council member, Democrat Tyrona Clark-Murray, in the run-off. Murray got 15% of the vote in the newly drawn district. The two beat Democrats Shanna Carter, Celestine Mills, TaNita Noisette-Woods and Kamren Stowers.
District 10: Current Council member Ju’Coby Pittman, a Democrat, is reelected with about 64% of the vote. She beat challengers Vanessa Cullins Hopkins, Keshan Gainey Chambliss and Kim Stephens Perry.
District 11: Republican Raul Arias, with 35%, will face Democrat Ramon Day, with 44%. They beat Republican Norman Brewer.
District 12: Republican Council member Randy White is returning to the Council, with about 65% of voters’ support. He beat Democrats Tammyette Thomas and JC Causey.
District 13: Republican Council member Rory Diamond, who faced only a write-in candidate, returns to City Hall with 87% of his district’s vote.
District 14: Democrat Rahman Johnson (46%) and Republican John Draper (30%), a former Council member, will face off in May. They beat Republican Alberta Hipps.
Here are the full official election results from the Duval election supervisor.