NEWS FROM THE FLORIDA DEMOCRATIC PARTY
For Immediate Release: May 18, 2011
Contact: Eric Jotkoff, (850) 222-3411
Chairman Smith Congratulates Jacksonville Mayor-elect Alvin Brown
Florida Democratic Party Chairman Rod Smith released the following statement congratulating Mayor-elect Alvin Brown on his election as Mayor of Jacksonville, Florida’s largest city. One of Chairman Smith’s first acts upon being elected to lead the Florida Democratic Party was to endorse Alvin Brown’s campaign:
“I would like to congratulate Alvin Brown on his election as the next Mayor of Jacksonville.
“Alvin Brown has shown himself to be the leader Jacksonville needs to move the city forward. He understands that quality public schools attract quality jobs, which is why Alvin received strong support from Democrats, Republicans and Independents.
“As Mayor, Alvin will continue working to move Jacksonville in a new direction, uniting the city behind his vision to improve the quality of life for all the residents of Jacksonville.”