Mario Rubio, older brother to Republican Senate candidate Marco, has jumped on the political bandwagon. Mario, who ran for a seat in the Florida House in 2008, recently filed to run for the District 3 seat on the Jacksonville City Council. He will be challenging incumbent Richard Clark, also a Republican. Clark has represented the District since 2005 and acted as Jacksonville City Council President from 2009 to 2010. Nick Callahan, another registered Republican, is also a candidate for the seat.

Mario, who is 21 years older than Marco, has lived in Jacksonville for more than 30 years and is a former Army Green Beret.

During his last foray into politics, Mario Rubio was lauded by The Florida Times-Union for his belief in localizing government.

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