Jacksonville mayoral election, 2007

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Jacksonville mayoral election of 2007 took place on March 20, 2007. Incumbent Republican John Peyton was re-elected to second 4-year term, defeating the Democratic challenger and long time community activist Jackie Brown.

Candidates[edit]

  • Republican John Peyton, incumbent Mayor, running for a second term.
  • Democrat Jackie Brown, local political activist who started the Movement For Economic Justice to aid the Black community of Jacksonville.

Election results[edit]

2007 mayoral election, Jacksonville
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican John Peyton 78,176 76.24% +18.22
Democratic Jackie Brown 24,357 23.76% -18.22
Majority 53,189 52.48%
Turnout 102,533
Republican hold Swing


Preceded by
2003
Jacksonville mayoral election
2007
Succeeded by
2011

See also[edit]