Jacksonville City Council election: Incumbents Hazouri, Pittman reelected; Freeman defeats King
Posted by Carlos Renteria on
Jacksonville voters reelected Democrats Tommy Hazouri and Ju’Coby Pittman in Tuesday’s City Council runoff election, while Republican Terrance Freeman will move from District 10 to At-Large Group 1 after defeating Duval County Democratic Party Chair Lisa King.
Hazouri, a former Jacksonville mayor and school board member, retained his At-Large Group 3 seat with 58.05% of the vote. He defeated Republican Greg Rachal, according to unofficial results released by Duval County Supervisor of Elections Mike Hogan.
Freeman defeated King 53.85% to 46.15%, keeping At-Large Group 1 in Republican control. The seat was vacated by outgoing council member Anna Lopez Brosche, who ran an unsuccessful campaign in March to unseat Mayor Lenny Curry.
Pittman was reelected to her second District 8 term with 57.64% of the vote, defeating fellow Democrat Tamkea Gaines Holly to represent Northwest Jacksonville.
At Large Group 1
Terrance Freeman (R): 53.85%, 46,083 votes
Lisa King (D): 46.15%, 39,498
At Large Group 3
Tommy Hazouri (D): 58.05%, 49,610 votes
Greg Rachal (R): 41.95%, 35,857
City Council District 8
Ju’Coby Pittman (D): 57.64%, 3,347 votes
Tameka Gains Holly (D): 42.36%, 2,460 votes
City Council District 10
Brenda A. Priestly Jackson (D): 65.26%, 3,276 votes
Celestine Mills (D): 34.74%, 1,744 votes
City Council District 14
Randy DeFoor (R): 51.20%, 5,494 votes
Sunny Gettinger (D): 48.8%, 5,236
By: Mike Mendenhall