54,000 Early Votes Cast Ahead Of Jacksonville’s Tuesday Runoff Election

May 13, 2019

Duval County Elections Supervisor Mike Hogan has been disappointed by the low turnout among early and mail-in voters in the runoff elections for five Jacksonville City Council races.

Two weeks of early voting ended Sunday, with Tuesday being Election Day.

“Right now we’re at 8.9% turnout - so that’s 54,000 votes. If we get another 24,000 -plus, that will bring us up another four points. We may get to 14-or-15% before this is all over. And we were thinking 9-to-11 [%],” said Hogan on Monday.

The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Hogan reminds voters they must cast their ballots at their assigned precinct location.  A sample ballot for each voters’ address and a precinct finder are available in the WJCT Voters’ Guide.

Here’s a look at each of the matchups. Click the links to read candidate profiles.

At Large Group 1 (Countywide race) 

At Large Group 3 (Countywide race) 

District 8 (Parts of Northwest Jacksonville) 

District 10 (Parts of Northwest Jacksonville) 

District 14 (Part of Jacksonville's Westside) 

Hogan reminds voters that a legal photo identification and signature must be presented before voting.

WJCT News will provide election returns at wjct.org after the polls close.

Bill Bortzfield can be reached at bbortzfield@wjct.org, 904-358-6349 or on Twitter at @BortzInJax.

Contact reporter Cyd Hoskinson at choskinson@wjct.org, 904-358-6351 and on Twitter at @cydwjctnews.