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SPOTLIGHT: Race for Jacksonville Mayor - Donna Deegan

Jacksonville, Fl — WOKV’s spotlight series on the race for Jacksonville Mayor continues with Donna Deegan.

The long-time TV news anchor and founder of the 26.2 with Donna is running to replace Lenny Curry, who is term-limited.

LISTEN: Donna Deegan on Jacksonville’s Morning News

Each of our candidate profiles have focused on spending priorities, crime, neighborhood improvement, and more.

Deegan says it appears to her that more Jacksonville Sheriff’s Officers are needed, based on crime statistics. But she also says an investment in community policing and more would be vital, referring back to the Jacksonville Journey from the John Peyton administration.

Deegan vows to never seek privatization of JEA, and believes activating the downtown riverfront is vital to attracting a young workforce.

We invite you to see our previous interviews in the WOKV Voter Guide.

Early voting begins on March 6th - and the first election is March 21st.

LEARN MORE: Donna Deegan for Mayor

Rich Jones

Rich Jones, News 104.5 WOKV

Rich Jones is the Host of Jacksonville’s Morning News. Rich joined WOKV in October 2006. Rich is involved in many community organizations and causes. Rich and his wife, Noelle, have three children: Avery, Harper and Austen.

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