Republican City Councilmen Cross Party Lines To Endorse Mayor Brown

Two Republican city councilmen, one a former council president, snubbed the GOP’s Jacksonville mayoral candidate Monday and announced they’re throwing their support behind Democratic incumbent Mayor Alvin Brown.District 11’s Ray Holt cited the mayor’s …

Two Republican city councilmen, one a former council president, snubbed the GOP’s Jacksonville mayoral candidate Monday and announced they’re throwing their support behind Democratic incumbent Mayor Alvin Brown.

District 11’s Ray Holt cited the mayor’s improvements to the quality of life in neighborhoods: efforts like trimming trees and fixing potholes, as the main reason he’s endorsing Brown.