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The Duval Soil and Water Conservation is looking to fill a position on its board in the Nov. 8 general election.

James Joseph Morton and Hunter Anderson are battling for one open seat in Group 2.  Nelson Greene, who ran unopposed for the Group 4 seat, will not appear on the ballot.  

Board Chairman Shannon Smith said voters are at a disadvantage when it comes to learning about candidates.

“There has always been a real issue with trying to you know learn a little bit more about the background of the soil and water candidates.”

Michelle Corum / WJCT News

Fleming Island Republican Glo Smith and former Democratic State Sen. Al Lawson, of Tallahassee, debated before Jacksonville’s Southside Business Men’s Club Wednesday, each making the case why he or she should succeed Corrine Brown in Congressional District 5.

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TALLAHASSEE — Florida residents will have until Tuesday to register to vote, after a federal judge ordered an extension of the registration deadline because of Hurricane Matthew.

Kevin Meerschaert / WJCT

Ken McGurn is a Vietnam veteran and said he spent years working to revitalize downtown Gainesville.

The Democrat is running in Florida’s 3rd Congressional District race against incumbent Ted Yoho.

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Democrat Tracie Davis is getting another shot at State House District 13.

Davis was chosen by the Duval County Democratic Party Executive Committee Tuesday night to run in place of incumbent Democratic Representative Reggie Fullwood.

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