Michael Binder


Most people are opposed to raising Jacksonville’s Local Option Gas Tax from 6 to 12 cents per gallon, according to a new poll released by the University of North Florida Tuesday.

Ferraro, right, announced his campaign for mayor Saturday.
Al Ferraro

Jacksonville District 2 City Councilman Al Ferraro announced Saturday he is running for mayor in 2023, an election that has already drawn historic infusions of cash as current Mayor Lenny Curry is termed out and the seat is wide open. 

Gillum talking to a group of people.
Andrew Gillum, Democrat, for Governor

In the weeks after Democrat Andrew Gillum lost the Nov. 6 Florida gubernatorial election, money continued to flow into a political committee that played a major role in his campaign.

UNF Poll on Pension, HRO

A new poll shows Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry has some work to do to build support for the pension tax referendum Duval County voters will decide this summer.

The new poll from UNF's Public Opinion Research Laboratory says 36 percent of local residents support the idea, with 24 percent opposed. Forty percent of respondents said they have no opinion on the matter.

Primary Results

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton scored huge victories Tuesday in five more states, bringing them closer to a monumental duel for the White House later this year.

Trump had a clean sweep of races in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Clinton delivered big wins in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Connecticut.

Bernie Sanders picked up his sole victory of the night in Rhode Island.

Gage Skidmore / Creative Commons

Donald Trump is still leading the pack of Republican candidates for president in Florida. That’s according to a new University of North Florida poll of likely GOP voters.

UNF Professor Michael Binder says the survey focused on people who voted in the last congressional election.