Incident Summary:

02/08/2020: An assailant drove his vehicle into a Republican voter registration tent in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. No casualties were reported in the attack. Authorities identified the assailant as Gregory William Loel Timm. In a police report, Timm told authorities that he "does not like President Trump" and that "someone had to take a stand."



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
The incident occurred in Sandalwood neighborhood.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity Election Assistance Commission
Specific Description Republican Voter Registration Tent
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Vehicle (not to include vehicle-borne explosives, i.e., car or truck bombs)
Weapon Details
A GMC Safari minivan was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Anti-Trump extremists Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Florida man charged with driving into GOP voter sign-up tent," Associated Press Newswires, February 9, 2020.
"Florida man charged with driving van into GOP voter tent said he dislikes Trump and had to 'take a stand,' police say," USA Today Online, February 12, 2020.