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Jesse Jackson makes GOTV push in Northwest Jacksonville

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In Jacksonville near the Legends Community Center on Saturday afternoon, Rev. Jesse Jackson delivered an urgent message to around 50 Democrats on hand. Vote this year. And avoid what happened in 2000, when “the loser was the winner” because of “voter suppression.” Jackson, in extemporaneous remarks designed to “remind allies to not surrender,” described a couple of elections decided by seemingly small, yet ultimately fateful, events. Jackson described the 1960 election between John Kennedy and Richard Nixon as one example. “Dr. King was…

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