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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Alvin Brown wins Jax mayor's race

alvinbrownphoto-1.jpgAlvin Brown was declared the winner of Jacksonville's mayoral race today, becoming the first Democrat to hold the position in two decades and the first African-American.

“Alvin Brown has shown himself to be the leader Jacksonville needs to move the city forward. He understands that quality public schools attract quality jobs, which is why Alvin received strong support from Democrats, Republicans and Independents." Florida Democratic Chairman Rod Smith said. “As Mayor, Alvin will continue working to move Jacksonville in a new direction, uniting the city behind his vision to improve the quality of life for all the residents of Jacksonville.”

Coverage from the Times-Union is here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 10:01pm]

    

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