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May 17, 2023

OPINION | On the come up 

I criticize this bold new city of the South consistently, but I’m not above applauding when ovation is due. And, Jacksonville, ovation is due. 

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May 15, 2023

OPINION | The campaign we deserved? Looking back on the 2023 Jax mayor election

What the Donna Deegan vs. Daniel Davis’ race says about Jacksonville voters and what kind of politics people here really want. 

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March 27, 2023

#AskJAXTDY | How does the election supervisor do his job when his son is running for office?

With his son on the Jacksonville City Council ballot this spring, here’s what Election Supervisor Mike Hogan can’t do.

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March 21, 2023

City Council: 6 incumbents and 3 new members elected as 7 races go to runoffs

With voter turnout of 25.5%, here are the results of the March 2023 Jacksonville City Council races.

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March 19, 2023

OPINION | Federal case could threaten local LGBT protections

A Catholic bookstore’s suit against Jacksonville’s LGBTQ protections will cast a shadow over the mayoral campaign.

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March 5, 2023

OPINION | The debate we deserve

Mayoral candidates are headed to a debate this week, courtesy of WJXT, host Kent Justice, and Jacksonville University. What can we expect from this debate?

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February 20, 2023

OPINION | What the Donna Deegan surge means

Donna Deegan has raised a fraction of the money her opponents have. So why is she polling better?

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January 16, 2023

OPINION | A tale of two parties

It looks from the outside like Urban Meyer is coaching the Duval Dems and Doug Pederson the GOP, but it’s not really that simple.

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January 2, 2023

OPINION | The 2023 mayoral race is getting real

It is now 2023, and city elections are all but upon us. If you’re in the mayoral race, you’d better have introduced yourself by now, and done it thoroughly and memorably, because odds are good that the oppo bomb will drop on you soon enough, as the campaign will likely move into increasingly negative territory through March, then May. As

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