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Donna Deegan Elected Mayor of Jacksonville

For only the second time in the last three decades, a Democrat was elected to be Jacksonville’s mayor. Donna Deegan, a longtime local newscaster and nonprofit leader, was elected over former state Rep. Daniel Davis,...

Jacksonville 2023 Mayoral Race Up for Grabs According to a New UNF Poll

After next week’s general election, Jacksonville voters will have to turn their attention to the mayoral race with the first round coming up in March--and a new poll shows no early favorite. On Monday, the...

John Rutherford Routs Donna Deegan on the First Coast

With 97 percent of the vote in, Rutherford took 61 percent while Democrat Donna Deegan, well known on the First Coast for her role in fighting breast cancer and her work as a TV anchor, got 39 percent.

John Rutherford: Time for Congress to Formally Recognize November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month

“While Lung Cancer Awareness Month has traditionally taken place in November, this legislation in Congress would formally recognize its observance during that month,” Rutherford’s office noted. 
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John Rutherford in Excellent Shape for a Third Term Representing the First Coast in...

Rutherford wasn’t exactly a top target for Democrats but he did draw a top challenger in Donna Deegan.

John Rutherford Easily Holds Off Primary Challenger

With 99 percent of the vote in, Rutherford had 80 percent of the vote. Educator and businessman Erick Aguilar had 20 percent. 
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The Dean’s List: A Look at Who Made the Honor Roll in Florida Politics–and...

From Congressman Matt Gaetz's views on dealing with climate change to Florida Republicans on E-Verify, here's a look at those that made "the list."

Florida Looks Ahead to a Busy Political Season in 2020

The presidential election will get most of the attention, especially as there are no statewide races this year. Republican Donald Trump carried Florida in 2016 and starts with a slight edge here in Florida based on how the GOP has done in close statewide contests in recent years.