Early voting begins Monday to determine the race for Jacksonville’s next mayor, city council and more.
Duval County has 19 polling places where early voters can vote.
News4Jax wanted to hear about the issues most important to people in the community, so we asked them what they thought.
Vera Dupuis is 88 years old. Her primary concern is improving transportation for seniors around Jacksonville.
“I love walking, but if they had transportation to get here. It would be great for us seniors,” Dupuy said.
Amaoge Achollnu is in his thirties and wants to improve crime overall.
“Safety is a big issue for me and you can definitely get rid of crime on the roads and in certain areas of the city. I think there are a lot of unsolved crimes going on. I’m happy to hear that some things are being worked out and kindly listen,” Achollnu said.
Crime is no big deal for Jennifer Sanderson.
She, her husband and children moved to Jacksonville from Raleigh, North Carolina in 2013. We hope to revitalize the Riverwalk.
“We were rollerblading and cycling a few weeks ago, and some of the pavement and stuff that we’re going to rollerblade and cycle is like you know,” Sanderson said. rice field.
We are already asking each candidate to outline how they will deal with crime, affordable housing and infrastructure. voter guide.
Early voting closes on March 19th and polling day is Tuesday, March 21st.
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