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Ranked choice voting; Larry Baker; school shopping; Jax BBQ Festival

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The fall out of Tuesday's local election to replace late City Councilman At-Large Tommy Hazouri will lead to a runoff election in February. Neither Tracye Polson or Nick Howland got 50 percent of the vote plus one in Tuesday’s contest. That means they go to a runoff.

Election reforms like ranked choice voting could make runoff elections a thing of the past. Advocates say they save money and force political parties to stop pandering to critics.

Guest: Perry Waag, election reform activist.

 "Wyman and the Florida Knights"

Author Larry Baker began his first national book tour in North Florida back in 1997, with the publication of his critically acclaimed Florida novel "The Flamingo Rising." Baker will be making appearances in Jacksonville and St Augustine this weekend for his new book "Wyman and the Florida Knights."

Guest: Larry Baker, author.

School shopping

This holiday season is the best time for Duval families to go “shopping” for schools in DCPS and as the new year approaches.

Guest: Dr. Barbara Sistrunk, supervisor, marketing-program development, Duval County Public Schools.

Jacksonville BBQ Festival

The inaugural Jacksonville BBQ Festival brings only the best BBQ in the nation to TIAA Bank Field this weekend.

Guest: Marc Mendolia, chief experience officer at Eximius Productions.

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Patrick Cantin is joining WJCT from the University of North Florida as a news intern for the fall 2020 semester.