|Mayor of Jacksonville|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||March 24, 2015|
|First elected||May 17, 2011|
|Next general||March 24, 2015|
|Place of birth||Beaufort, South Carolina|
When he was sworn in on July 1, 2011, Brown became the first African-American mayor in Jacksonville's history and the first Democrat to be elected to the position since 1991.
Brown holds a B.S. and M.B.A. from Jacksonville University. His professional experience includes working as an Executive in Residence at Jacksonville University’s Davis School of Business, president and CEO of the Willie Gary Classic Foundation, chairman of the board of the National Black MBA Association, senior advisor for Urban Policy and vice chair of the White House Community Empowerment Board in the Clinton administration and executive director of the Bush/Clinton Katrina Interfaith Fund.
The city of Jacksonville, Florida will hold elections for mayor and city council on May 19, 2015. A primary took place on March 24, 2015. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 16, 2015. All 19 city council seats are up for election.In the mayoral primary, incumbent Alvin Brown (D) and Lenny Curry (R) advanced past Omega Allen (I) and Bill Bishop (R). Brown will face Curry in the general election on May 19, 2015.
|Jacksonville Mayoral Primary Election, 2015|
|Democratic||Alvin Brown Incumbent||42.6%||78,713|
|Source: Duval County Supervisor of Elections - Primary Election Results|
In 2011, Brown and Mike Hogan (R) advanced past four other candidates in a primary election for Mayor of Jacksonville on March 22. Brown defeated Hogan in the general election on May 17.
|Mayor of Jacksonville, General Election, 2011|
|Source: Duval County Board of Elections - 2011 General Election Results|
|Mayor of Jacksonville, Primary Election, 2011|
|Source: Duval County Board of Elections - 2011 Primary Election Results|
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Alvin + Brown + Jacksonville"
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- City of Jacksonville, "Meet Mayor Brown," accessed on August 19, 2014
- The Florida Times-Union, "Alvin Brown makes history as city's first African-American mayor," May 19, 2011
- Duval County Supervisor of Elections, "Upcoming Elections," accessed September 19, 2014
- Duval County Supervisor of Elections, "Official 2015 Candidate List," accessed on January 19, 2015
- Ace of Spades, "Unofficial election results," accessed March 24, 2015
|Mayor of Jacksonville
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