2019 Jacksonville mayoral election

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Jacksonville mayoral election, 2019

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Turnout24%[1]
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Nominee Lenny Curry Anna Brosche Omega Allen
Party Republican Republican Independent
Popular vote 84,545 35,404 15,453
Percentage 57.62% 24.13% 10.53%

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Nominee Jim Hill
Party Republican
Popular vote 11,056
Percentage 7.54%

Mayor before election

Lenny Curry
Republican

Elected Mayor

Lenny Curry
Republican

In the General Election for Mayor of Jacksonville on March 19, 2019, incumbent mayor Lenny Curry (R) won a majority of votes to win a second term in office.[2]

Democratic candidates[edit]

While Democratic candidates did declare their candidacy, no Democratic candidates qualified for the mayoral election in 2019.

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • Doreszell Cohen, founder of Citizens for Criminal Justice Reform[3]
  • Yolanda Thornton, small business owner[4]

Potential[edit]

  • Alvin Brown, former mayor of Jacksonville[5]
  • Garrett Dennis, member of Jacksonville City Council[6][7]

Republican candidates[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Independent candidates[edit]

Declared and on the ballot[edit]

  • Omega Allen, not party affiliated

Declared[edit]

  • Connell Crooms, nonprofit director[10]
  • Vishaun Grissett, independent consultant[11]

Results[edit]

Election results[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lenny Curry (incumbent) 84,545 57.62%
Republican Anna Lopez Brosche 35,404 24.13%
Independent Omega Allen 15,453 10.53%
Republican Jim Hill 11,056 7.54%
Non-partisan Write-in 263 0.18%
Total votes 146,721 100

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harding, Jim Piggott, Ashley (Mar 20, 2019). "Turnout in Jacksonville election nearly 25%". WJXT. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  2. ^ Bauerlein, David (March 19, 2019). "Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry wins re-election outright". The Florida Times-Union. Jacksonville, Florida. Retrieved March 21, 2019.
  3. ^ Gancarski, A.G. (May 2, 2018). "Jax mayor's race finally heats up". Folio Weekly Magazine. Retrieved November 21, 2018.
  4. ^ "As the recount carries on, Democratic Candidate for Mayor, Yolanda Thornton, hopes that the "BLUE-VAL" effect will last until Spring". The Florida Times-Union. November 14, 2018. Retrieved November 21, 2018.
  5. ^ Piggott, Jim (December 12, 2018). "More political ads coming: Jacksonville's mayoral race is next". www.news4jax.com. WJXT. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  6. ^ a b Adan, Abukar (November 20, 2018). "Republican Jimmy Hill Announces Candidacy For Jacksonville Mayor". WJCT. Retrieved November 21, 2018.
  7. ^ Gancarski, A.G. (November 19, 2018). "Rhetoric heats up ahead of Jacksonville mayoral race". Florida Politics. Retrieved November 21, 2018.
  8. ^ Gancarski, A.G. (May 7, 2018). "Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry quietly launches re-election campaign". Jacksonville Politics. Retrieved November 21, 2018.
  9. ^ "Anna Brosche challenges Mayor Lenny Curry". Florida Times Union. Retrieved January 11, 2019.
  10. ^ Gancarski, A.G. (April 27, 2018). "'Jax 5' protester Connell Crooms launches run for Jacksonville Mayor". Florida Politics. Retrieved November 21, 2018.
  11. ^ Benk, Ryan (June 12, 2018). "Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry Gets Business Backing For Reelection". Florida Politics. Retrieved November 21, 2018.
  12. ^ "2019 Duval First Election Unofficial Results". Duval County Supervisor of Elections. Retrieved March 19, 2019.


Preceded by
2015
Jacksonville mayoral election
2019
Succeeded by
2023