Florida's largest city has elected Alvin Brown as its first Democratic mayor in 20 years. He's also the city's first African American mayor ever. In last week's surprise victory, Brown defeated the Tea Party-backed GOP candidate. Politicians on both sides of the aisle are trying to figure out what this might mean for the 2012 elections. Host Michel Martin speaks with Brown about his victory and whether it may have wider political implications.
Jacksonville's New Mayor: Focus On Jobs And Small Businesses
By NPR Staff • May 23, 2011