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Former state GOP chairman elected Jacksonville mayor

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Former Republican Party of Florida Chairman Lenny Curry defeated Democratic incumbent Mayor Alvin Brown on Tuesday with help from powerful friends like Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush. Curry was able to tap into friendships he earned while leading the state GOP as well as party resources to defeat Brown, who four years ago became Jacksonville’s first black mayor and the first Democrat to win the position in 20 years. Brown narrowly won office then by positioning himself…

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