Crime, underserved neighborhoods, stadium renovations: Mayoral candidates wrangle issues important to Jacksonville voters
With less than two weeks until the mayoral election in Duval County, the seven candidates who will appear on the ballot met Wednesday for a News4JAX debate in partnership with JU’s Public Policy Institute, where they addressed questions aimed at bettering the future of the city.
While vote-by-mail ballots are being delivered, negative TV ads continue
As Jacksonville gets ready to elect a new mayor, vote by mail ballots are now being delivered and early voting begins in 24 days. But what’s been happening for some time now is the negative ads in the mayor's race, raising concern among the public and the candidates.
Mayoral candidates Cumber, Deegan & Gibson attend town hall hosted by Interfaith Center
Three of the candidates running to be the next mayor of Jacksonville met Tuesday evening for a town hall that was hosted by the Interfaith Center of Northeast Florida — a non-partisan organization. WJCT’s Melissa Ross, host of the radio talk show First Coast Connect, moderated.
Lakesha Burton files for Jacksonville sheriff’s race in March, but hasn’t ‘made a final decision’
Lakesha Burton, the former assistant chief for the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office who previously ran for sheriff in 2022, has filed the necessary papers to have her name on the March 21 ballot. But in a statement, she said she’s still “considering my options.”
Millions of dollars in play for campaigns for Jacksonville mayor, sheriff
With less than twelve months to go before Jacksonville voters go to the polls to choose their next mayor, sheriff and other city leaders, candidates for the top offices continue building their campaign war chests, with March fundraising numbers being reported this week.