Author Topic: Rules Governing Mayoral Resignation/Recall  (Read 2679 times)

jaxlongtimer

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Re: Rules Governing Mayoral Resignation/Recall
« Reply #15 on: January 12, 2021, 11:23:39 PM »
Adding to getting rid of Curry:

City Council members voting for Lot J are to Jacksonville citizens what the US Senators and House members who voted to object to Arizona and Pennsylvania are to the citizens of the United States.  Only thinking about themselves, not their oath to look out for the best interests of their City/Country.

Donors need to not make future donations to their campaigns and voters need to vote them from office.

Here is the hit list to remember:

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The following councilmembers voted for the Lot J proposal:

    Aaron Bowman
    Michael Boylan
    Kevin Carrico
    LeAnna Cumber
    Rory Diamond
    Terrance Freeman
    Reggie Gaffney
    Sam Newby
    Ju'Coby Pittman
    Brenda Priestly Jackson
    Ron Salem
    Randy White

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Re: Rules Governing Mayoral Resignation/Recall
« Reply #16 on: January 12, 2021, 11:51:00 PM »
The other challenge is going to be protecting the members who voted against Lot J. One of the things that makes Curry so powerful is the fundraising and influence network he built as state GOP chair and carried into City Hall. He'll almost certainly be vengeful enough to get well-funded candidates against people like Ferraro, Becton, Carlucci, and Hazouri. While it might be time for some of those people to go anyway, it will be key to ensure that their replacements are not Curry machine puppets.
So, to the young people fighting in this movement for change, here is my charge: march in the streets, protest, run for school committee or city council or the state legislature. And win. - Ed Markey

jaxlongtimer

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Re: Rules Governing Mayoral Resignation/Recall
« Reply #17 on: January 13, 2021, 12:05:31 AM »
The other challenge is going to be protecting the members who voted against Lot J. One of the things that makes Curry so powerful is the fundraising and influence network he built as state GOP chair and carried into City Hall. He'll almost certainly be vengeful enough to get well-funded candidates against people like Ferraro, Becton, Carlucci, and Hazouri. While it might be time for some of those people to go anyway, it will be key to ensure that their replacements are not Curry machine puppets.

I don't think Curry will give a rat's ass about who is on the City Council after he is no longer mayor.  Just like Trump, he is willing to cut bait with anyone who can't currently advance his personal ego and interests.  Now that you mention it, that Curry is lame duck probably gave the super 7 greater comfort they could vote against this deal without being impacted by Curry's middle finger.

Now Harden is a different matter.  He is vengeful when he loses and he will surely do what he can to undermine the reelection of the super 7, although some are term limited and thus immune anyway.  People need to vote for any candidate that does not receive Harden money.  His endorsement is just the opposite of a 5 star Yelp review when evaluating candidates.

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Re: Rules Governing Mayoral Resignation/Recall
« Reply #18 on: January 13, 2021, 09:47:55 AM »
Of the seven Council Members who voted "No" - only DeFoor and Carlucci can run for re-election in 2023.  The other five (Becton, Dennis, Ferraro, Hazouri, and Morgan) are all term-limited. My guess is that all but Hazouri might have interest in other offices, either the Legislature or one of the Constitutional offices (SOE, Tax Collector, etc.)

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Re: Rules Governing Mayoral Resignation/Recall
« Reply #19 on: January 13, 2021, 12:07:30 PM »
Of the seven Council Members who voted "No" - only DeFoor and Carlucci can run for re-election in 2023.  The other five (Becton, Dennis, Ferraro, Hazouri, and Morgan) are all term-limited. My guess is that all but Hazouri might have interest in other offices, either the Legislature or one of the Constitutional offices (SOE, Tax Collector, etc.)

LOL. There aren't many offices that Tommy hasn't already held!  He has also scored the trifecta of Mayor, City Council President and School Board Chair.  FYI, his first elected office was in the State House so I don't see him making a run again for that.

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Tommy Hazouri (born October 11, 1944) is an American politician of the Democratic Party. He currently serves as an At-Large member of the Jacksonville City Council. Previously, he served as a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1974 to 1986, as Mayor of Jacksonville from 1987 to 1991, and represented School District 7 in the Duval County School Board from 2004 to 2012.