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Lakesha Burton will bring her well-rounded professional experience as your next sheriff. During more than two decades in law enforcement she’s led hundreds of officers in reducing crime in some of Jacksonville’s most challenged neighborhoods. She’s ready to work with citizens and communities to move our city FORWARD TOGETHER!

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Burton Campaign Continues Successful Fundraising Blitz

Bipartisan Support Passes $664,000 in Five Months Jacksonville sheriff’s candidate Lakesha Burton’s campaign and a supporting political committee raised more than $114,000 in August, a traditionally tough month for campaign fundraising. The campaign and committee have raised more than $664,000 combined, including significant donations from Democrat, Independent and Republican community leaders. “We’ve already surpassed and …

Lakesha Burton for Jacksonville sheriff

Lakesha Burton, a candidate for the 2023 race for Jacksonville sheriff and currently an assistant chief in the department, is assembling a remarkable coalition of supporters that includes a growing group of well-known Republican donors, turning her into the most formidable Democrat to run for the office in two decades. Burton is the first Black woman to …

Burton Campaign Raises Almost $500K in Two Months

Jacksonville Sheriff Candidate Lakesha Burton’s campaign and a supporting political committee have raised almost $500,000 in two months, including significant donations from both Democrat and Republican community leaders. “I’m overwhelmed with gratitude for the outpouring of support our campaign has received since we launched in early April,” said Burton, an assistant chief at Jacksonville Sheriff’s …