September 11, 2020

Joshua Hicks narrows cash gap between Cord Byrd in HD 11 challenge

The Democrat is playing in a majority GOP district. By A.G. Gancarski, Florida Politics While the likelihood of a district containing deep-red Nassau County going Democratic in a down-ballot race is remote, a candidate nonetheless is making a concerted fundraising push. Joshua Hicks, running in House District 11, has spent much of the summer chipping away at the sizable resource …

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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 25, 2020

Joshua Hicks Receives LGBTQ Victory Fund and North Florida Central Labor Council, Florida AFL-CIO Endorsement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 25, 2020 Organizations endorse Hicks because he will be a strong voice for equality and working people when elected JACKSONVILLE, FL – LGBTQ Victory Fund and the North Florida Central Labor Council AFL-CIO have endorsed Joshua Hicks for the Florida House of Representatives, District 11. LGBTQ Victory Fund is the only national organization dedicated to electing …

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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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May 23, 2020

Joshua Hicks Calls for Removal of Anti-LGBTQ Teacher

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2020 Joshua Hicks Calls for Removal of Anti-LGBTQ Teacher JACKSONVILLE, FL – Today the Florida Times-Union reported that a Duval Schools teacher continued to post bigoted memes mocking the LGBTQ community after he was investigated for refusing to abide by a transgender teenager’s pronouns. The district is conducting a new inquiry into the teacher’s latest social media posts. Joshua …

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May 11, 2020

Florida Politics: Joshua Hicks to challenge Cord Byrd in HD 11

Byrd won’t earn a third term unopposed. By Drew Wilson, Florida Politics May 11, 2020 House District 11 isn’t one of Florida Democrats’ top targets for 2020, but they’ve managed to recruit a serious candidate to challenge incumbent Rep. Cord Byrd in the Nassau- and Duval-based district. Jacksonville Democrat Joshua Hicks launched his bid for the seat on Monday, setting up a general election. …

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