November 5, 2020

Thank You

While the result yesterday wasn’t what we hoped for, we ran a campaign that District 11 has never seen before. Endorsements from over 25 organizations and leaders, including Commissioner Nikki Fried and President Barack Obama. $105,000+ raised from over 1,700 donations made by real people, not Florida’s largest corporate interests. Thousands of bipartisan conversations across the district. A clear choice …

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October 18, 2020

I’m Asking for a Chance. I’m Asking for Your Vote.

For those who do not know me, I’m Joshua Hicks and I’m running for Florida State House, District 11 against Cord Byrd. And I’m asking for you to give me a chance. Our First Coast community is full of vibrant people, beaches, culture, small businesses, and a sense of pride in our community. It really is paradise. And it’s a …

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October 6, 2020

Mayor Johnny Miller Endorses Joshua Hicks for Florida House, District 11

FERNANDINA BEACH, FL – Fernandina Beach Mayor Johnny Miller has endorsed Joshua Hicks in his race for the Florida House of Representatives in District 11, which covers all of Nassau County and the Beaches area of Duval County. Mayor Miller joins former Neptune Beach City Councilmember and Vice Mayor John Weldon, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Nikki Fried, and President Barack Obama in endorsing Joshua Hicks. Fernandina …

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October 5, 2020

In deep red HD 11, it’s the Proud Boys and QAnon versus Barack Obama and Nikki Fried

HD 11 is a Republican safe-path seat, but the stretch run is surprisingly newsy. By A.G. Gancarski, Florida Politics House District 11 is drawn as a Republican safe-path seat, but Republican incumbent Cord Byrd‘s side is keeping the stretch run newsy nonetheless. Last week offered the latest example of how the incumbent, expected to waltz to reelection against Democrat Joshua Hicks, continues …

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September 24, 2020

NE Fla. Rep. Cord Byrd Fails To Respond To Invitation To Non-Partisan Candidate Forum

By Brendan Rivers, WJCT A Republican state representative from Neptune Beach has failed to respond to invitations to a non-partisan community forum for candidates in the race for Florida House, District 11. Susanne Barker, co-chair of Atlantic Beach Preservation, told WJCT News via email that her organization and the Jacksonville League of Women Voters have invited incumbent Cord Byrd and his Democratic opponent Joshua Hicks to the …

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September 9, 2020

Joshua Hicks raises $17,594 over last filing period. $68,012 total raised.

Total Raised Increases to $68,012 with $49,523 Cash on Hand JACKSONVILLE, FL – Joshua Hicks raised $17,594.47 from August 22 – September 4, continuing his competitive challenge to State Representative Cord Byrd. The Hicks campaign received 178 donations during this time. To date, the campaign has raised $68,011.98 from 1,021 donations with $49,523.03 cash on hand. There is a stark …

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July 27, 2020

Honk for virtual school: Day of Action rally asks Duval County to revise back-to-school plan

By Emily Block, Florida Times-Union Public education stakeholders organized a drive-in rally Monday afternoon, asking Duval County Public Schools to revise its back-to-school plan and keep all instruction virtual until COVID-19 cases decrease to zero. Dressed in a blue blazer and matching skirt, strings of pearls and a shaggy wig shaped into a bob haircut, Bradley Fisher stepped out of …

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June 15, 2020

Meet Joshua Hicks, a Democrat running for House District 11

Hicks said Tallahassee is sorely missing leadership. By Jason Delgado, Florida Politics Nearly 250 candidates are vying for state House and state Senate seats in 2020. Try as we will, Florida Politics can’t interview all of them. Just like in 2016 and 2018, we’re again asking every candidate to complete a questionnaire we believe offers an interesting, albeit, thumbnail sketch …

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June 1, 2020

Joshua Hicks Raises Nearly $19,000 in First Three Weeks of State House Campaign

Hicks Campaign Builds Quick Momentum and Shows Strong Support JACKSONVILLE, FL – On May 11, Joshua Hicks announced his entry into the race for the Florida House of Representatives, District 11 in Duval and Nassau counties. The Hicks campaign is reporting that it raised $18,817.94 in the first three weeks of the campaign, kicking off a competitive challenge to Republican …

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