Elections 2016

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Duval County Republicans are celebrating the victories of Republican Senator Marco Rubio and President-elect Donald Trump.

At a downtown hotel Tuesday evening, Republicans filled a large ballroom with cardboard cutouts of Rubio and Trump on stage, while Fox News broadcasted returns. It was the Duval County Republican watch party.


Ryan Benk / WJCT News

As NPR reports, young people didn't show up to vote for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the numbers her campaign expected. That’s according to exit polls of millennial voters.

DUVAL COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS OFFICE/WAYMAN MINISTRIES

During a night of bad news for Democrats, Tracie Davis bucked the trend with a decisive victory over Republican Mark Griffin in Jacksonville’s State House District 13.

That’s despite not having her name on the ballot at all.


rutherford in sheriff uniform
City of Jacksonville

Former Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford will represent much of Northeast Florida in Congress, while former Democratic state Sen. Al Lawson will represent the district being vacated by disgraced District 5 Congresswoman Corrine Brown.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

A few Jacksonville black religious leaders are questioning the integrity of Duval County’s election process.

That’s after more than 4,000 voters in Mandarin received registration cards in September with the incorrect polling place printed on them.


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