Monthly Archives: March 2015 (page 7)

Jax Sheriff Race: Williams, Jefferson To Compete In General Election

In the race for Jacksonville sheriff, Republican Mike Williams will face off against Democrat Ken Jefferson in the May General Election. Williams narrowly edged out fellow Republican Jimmy Holderfield in Tuesday’s first election, taking 22.2 percent of the vote. Jefferson led with 36.6 percent. 

Williams says he’s excited to be able to get to the heart of the issues next time around.

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Strong Turnout, Few Problems As Jacksonville Elections Begin To Wind Down

Just a few hours remain for Jacksonville voters to cast their ballots.

Duval County’s election supervisor says voter turnout has surpassed his projections with more than 37,000 casting ballots today alone.

Betty McKim manages Precinct 101 in Arlington.

She says there’s been a steady stream of voters all day…which isn’t surprising, given the people who live in the area.

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Election Day Underway In Jacksonville

The polls in the Duval First Unitary Election opened at 7 this morning. Thousands are expected to turn out in Duval County to cast their vote for mayor, sheriff, City Council and election supervisor.If you’re headed to the polls today, make sure t…

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Early Voter Turnout High In Duval First Unitary Election

Early voting ended on a positive note Sunday.

Duval County Supervisor of Elections Jerry Holland says some 8,000 people cast ballots Sunday, which bodes well for overall turnout in the March primary election.

“We’ve already had about 26,000 more people vote in this election than the same time four years ago,” Holland said. “We’re hoping right now we exceed the 29 percent last time. That would only take us about 75,000 more voters, which we think that’s very doable.”

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