The general election for Jacksonville, Florida is on March 21, 2023. The filing deadline to run passed on Jan. 13.
Candidates are competing for property appraiser, city council, and mayor. The general elections for sheriff, supervisor of elections, and tax collector were canceled after no more than one candidate filed to run for each race. Incumbent T.K. Waters (R), Jerry Holland (R), and incumbent Jim Overton (R) won the sheriff, supervisor of elections, and tax collector elections, respectively, without appearing on the ballot.
Candidates are competing for 16 of 19 city council seats. The general elections for three of 19 council seats were canceled after no more than one candidate filed to run for each race. Joyce Morgan (D), Danny Becton (R), and Jason Fischer (R) are running for property appraiser, while Donna Deegan (D), Audrey Gibson (D), LeAnna Cumber (R), Daniel Davis (R), Al Ferraro (R), Frank Keasler (R), Omega Allen (Independent), and Brian Griffin (Independent) (Write-in) are running for mayor of Jacksonville.
A runoff election is scheduled for May 16, 2023. Runoffs are required for races where no candidate receives a majority of the general election vote.
Jacksonville is the largest city in Florida and the 12th-largest city in the U.S. by population.