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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.

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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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This article was updated at 6:45 p.m.

The Duval County Democratic Party Executive Committee will select a new candidate to run for the open State House District-13 seat later this week .

Last week, incumbent Democratic Representative Reggie Fullwood pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud for using campaign funds for personal uses, leaving him ineligible to serve if re-elected.

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