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Former longtime city councilman Matt Carlucci files to run again

Was city council president 2001-2002

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Former Jacksonville City Council president Matt Carlucci has filed paperwork to run for City Council once again in 2019. 

Carlucci filed to run for At-Large Group 4 in 2019 as a Republican. Former council president Greg Anderson currently represents Group 4 At-Large but will be term limited in 2019.

Carlucci served two terms on the council representing Group 4 At-Large from 1987-1994 and a third term as a representative of District 5 from 1999-2003.

Carlucci ran for mayor in 2003, losing in the primary and eventually endorsing former Sheriff Nat Glover who lost the election to John Peyton.

Since 2012, he had been chairman of the Florida Commission on Ethics, a position he resigned effective June 15. Carlucci was not obliged to resign that position in order to run because the "resign to run" law does not apply to people serving without salary as a member of an "appointive board or authority," according to the Division of Elections.

Thus far, nobody else has filed for the At-Large Group 4 race. Only three other city council races that have any filed candidates.