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Photo by Member Mark Krancer, Kram Kran Photo

Photo by Member Mark Krancer, Kram Kran Photo


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4/6/2023 4:00:00 AM Press Release

JAXBIZ Makes Endorsements in Jacksonville City Council Races

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 6, 2023) — JAXBIZ, the nonprofit, nonpartisan political organization affiliated with JAX Chamber, announced endorsements for several Jacksonville City Council candidates in the upcoming general election.

?JAXBIZ endorsed:


¦ District 7: Jimmy Peluso
¦ District 9: Mike Muldoon
¦ District 14: Rahman Johnson


These endorsements are in addition to the following JAXBIZ-endorsed candidates who in March advanced to the May general election.


¦ District 2: Lindsey Brock
¦ District 8: Tameka Gaines Holly
¦ District 11: Raul Arias
¦ At-Large Group 5: Chris Miller


“This slate of business-friendly leaders will be excellent members of the City Council, along with those who were already elected by voters in March,” JAXBIZ Chair Abel Harding.


JAXBIZ endorsed candidates who were either elected in March or were elected without opposition are:

¦ District 1: Ken Amaro
¦ District 3: Will Lahnen
¦ District 4: Kevin Carrico
¦ District 5: Joe Carlucci
¦ District 6: Michael Boylan
¦ District 10: Ju’Coby Pittman
¦ District 12: Randy White
¦ District 13: Rory Diamond
¦ At-Large Group 1: Terrance Freeman
¦ At-Large Group 2: Ron Salem
¦ At-Large Group 3: Nick Howland
¦ At-Large Group 4: Matt Carlucci



The committee interviewed dozens of candidates earlier this year and looks to help elect business-friendly candidates committed to growing jobs in our community and keeping our economy thriving, as well as supporting Chamber priorities including downtown revitalization and talent development.


?The general election is May 16.



JAXBIZ is a nonpartisan political organization affiliated with the JAX Chamber. It promotes business friendly leadership within local and state government through the endorsement of pro-business candidates who display a commitment to economic growth.