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 30, 2020

Hicks takes on Byrd in Florida’s 11th District

By Julia Roberts on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 Fernandina Beach News-Leader Joshua Hicks has been in politics since he was a teenager, running for the Tallahassee City Commission when he was 18 and losing to Andrew Gillum, who would become that city’s mayor as well as a candidate for governor of Florida. Now Hicks is running for Florida House of Representatives, District …

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September 30, 2020

Hicks Calls on Byrd to Condemn White Supremacists and QAnon Conspiracy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 30, 2020 JOSHUA HICKS CALLS ON STATE REP. CORD BYRD TO CONDEMN WHITE SUPREMACISTS & QANON CONSPIRACY JACKSONVILLE, FL – At the presidential debate last night, President Trump refused to condemn white supremacists, which the Department of Homeland Security identified as “the gravest terror threat to the United States.” Instead, he asked the Proud Boys – a violent white supremacist group – to “stand …

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September 25, 2020

President Barack Obama Endorses Joshua Hicks

Exciting news on this beautiful Friday: President Barack Obama just endorsed us! President Obama inspired all of us to be the change we seek, and I’m incredibly honored that he believes in our campaign to place community and families first again in District 11. Our campaign has ALL the momentum! We were endorsed by Commissioner Nikki Fried. We’re reaching out …

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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 18, 2020

Commissioner Nikki Fried Endorses Joshua Hicks for Florida House, District 11

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Nikki Fried 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. Since entering the race in May 2020, Hicks has picked up major organizational endorsements, built momentum, and steadily chipped …

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September 15, 2020

Cord Byrd Hides from the People, Refuses to Participate in District 11 Community Forum

Joshua Hicks Accepts Forum Invitation from Atlantic Beach Preservation and the Jacksonville League of Women Voters  JACKSONVILLE, FL – Atlantic Beach Preservation and the Jacksonville League of Women Voters – both of which are nonpartisan organizations – have invited Joshua Hicks and State Representative Cord Byrd to participate in a community forum for candidates in the race for Florida House, …

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