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Ten Candidates Qualify for Jacksonville's Mayoral Race
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Ten Candidates Qualify for Jacksonville's Mayoral Race

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The city's spring election is right around the corner with 10 candidates qualifying to have their names on the ballot for mayor.

The runoff election is scheduled for March 22 with the general election held in May.

Qualifying ends at noon today with candidates having a week to file necessary paperwork and pay the fee to have their names on the ballot.

According to the Supervisor of Elections Office 10 people have qualified for the mayor's race  Six he says will have their names on the ballot the other four are write- ins.

Those who have qualified either by petition or fee: Alvin Brown,  Mike Hogan, Stephen Irvine, Warren Lee, Audrey Moran, Rick Mullaney.

The write in candidates: Andy Bryan, David Crosby, Christopher Hills and James Moser. 

Supervisor of Elections Jerry Holland says the write- in candidates have the same opportunties as the other candidates except that voters will have to know their names when they go to vote and write their names down.

For a complete list of office and candidates who have qualified: http://www.duvalelections.com/electioncandidates.aspx?eid=40

Mullaney is the top fundraiser in his bid to become mayor.  He has raised nearly $643,000 so far.  Audrey Moran reports having raised $466,000 with Mike Hogan raising $394,000.

On the spring ballot are various city council races plus property appraiser, tax collector and sheriff.

Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford filed the necessary paperwork this week in his bid to seek re-election.

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