Jacksonville Voters Elect Democrat Mayor Over Republican Endorsed by Ron DeSantis

A Democrat candidate for mayor in Jacksonville, Florida, defeated the Republican candidate backed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in a May 15 runoff.
According to the Duval County Supervisor of Elections website, the unofficial results of the May 15 unitary general election has Democrat Donna Deegan with 52.08 percent of the vote. Republican candidate Daniel Davis pulled in 47.92 percent of the vote. Unofficial results do not include provisional ballots, which can be challenged or rejected.
Voter turnout for the contest, which included races for property appraiser and seven city council seats, was 33.05 percent.
Jacksonville, with just under 1 million residents, was the largest city in the nation with a Republican mayor. Due to term limits, outgoing two-term Republican Mayor Lenny Curry could not seek reelection….

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