Randy DeFoor


The Jacksonville City Council Tuesday night voted down a half-cent sales tax referendum. The vote took place without the public present, after Council President Scott Wilson tossed the audience out for excessive boos.  

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Republican Randy DeFoor has won the race for Jacksonville’s District 14 Council seat, beating Democrat Sunny Gettinger by 51.2% to 48.8% with all precincts reporting, according to unofficial returns Tuesday night.

Randy DeFoor Campaign

Early voting in Jacksonville’s runoff elections is now underway ahead of Election Day, May 14.

One of the five City Council races on the ballot is for District 14, which covers parts of the Westside, Avondale and Riverside. The two candidates are Republican Randy DeFoor and Democrat Sunny Gettinger.

District 14 Jacksonville City Council Candidates Face Off In Five Points

Jan 31, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

It was standing room only Tuesday night at Sun-Ray Cinema in Five Points as five candidates seeking the District 14 City Council seat discussed their visions for the community.