Election Live Blog

Dobson wins fifth term in Baker

By on November 7th, 2012 | Last updated: November 7, 2012 at 10:05 am

Joey Dobson, a Democrat,  has won a fifth term as the Baker County Sheriff, according to the website for The Florida Times-Union. Dobson defeated 28-year-old deputy Cameron Coward.

Dobson won the election with 76 percent of the vote.

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McNealy ousts Sharpe from Alachua school board

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 7, 2012 at 9:45 am

Challenger Leanetta McNealy defeated incumbent Barbara Sharpe for the District 4 Alachua County School Board seat, while voters renewed a property tax for local schools.

McNealy, a former principal, defeated Sharpe with 52 percent of the vote.

The school tax measure passed with 68 percent of the vote.

A measure to increase sales taxes for road repairs was defeated 33 to 67 percent.

With 83 percent of the vote, Sadie Darnell was re-elected sheriff, beating John Annarumma.

Three candidates were elected to the county commission.

Mike Byerly defeated John Martin 56 percent to 44 percent.

Robert Hutchinson beat Jean Calderwood with 58 percent of the vote. Calderwood received 42 percent.

Charles Chestnut IV defeated Dean Cheshire with 54 percent of the vote, compared with Cheshire’s 43 percent. Independent K. Siva Prasad nabbed the other 3 percent.

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Keith Perry wins second term in state house

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 7, 2012 at 9:48 am

Republican Keith Perry received 57 percent of the vote to defeat Democrat Andrew Morey in the race for the state House of Representatives District 21 seat.

Perry is serving in District 23. He switched to District 21 after the legislative boundaries were redrawn to accommodate the 2010 census.

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Pomona Park Mayor winner reported

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 7, 2012 at 9:49 am

According to Putnam County Supervisor of Elections, Charlie W. Munn has won Pomona Park Mayor with 37. 87 percent of the votes.

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Republicans sweep Levy County races

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 7, 2012 at 9:50 am

Republican candidates swept the general election races in Levy County.

Bobby McCallum collected 58 percent of votes to defeat independent Lee Sullivan for Levy County Sheriff. McCallum will take over the badge for Johnny Smith, who is retiring after three terms.

Robert Hastings, the incumbent superintendent of schools, won a second term with 55 percent of the vote. Hastings’ challenger was teachers union president Cindy Roach.

Jason Meeks took 68 percent of the vote over Democrat Jamie Griffin for the county commission District 1 seat.

Mike Joyner secured 67 percent of the vote over Democrat Al Macri for the county commission District 3 seat.

— Levy County sided with Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, who took 65 percent of the vote over Democratic incumbent Barack Obama.

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County Judge and Palatka City Commissioners elected in Putnam County

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 7, 2012 at 9:55 am

According to the Putnam County Supervisor of Elections, the winners for County Judge and the Palatka City Commissioners have been reported.

  • Joe Boatwright won County Judge with 15,724 votes.
  • James Norwood won Palatka City commissioner group 1 with 2,401 votes.
  • Mary Lawson Brown won Palatka City commissioner group 3 with 2,331 votes.
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Alachua County voters decide Archer and High Springs commission seats

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 7, 2012 at 10:00 am

Voters have chosen two Archer City Commission seats. Incumbent Vice Mayor Marjorie Zander defeated James Mayberry with 53 percent of the vote, 239 votes. Mayberry received 47 percent, 216 votes.

Doug Jones defeated Laurie Costello with 251 votes, 52 percent of the total. Costello earned 233 votes, 48 percent.

For the High Springs City Commission, Byran Williams won with 1,446 votes, 55 percent of the vote, against Pat Rush’s 1,174 votes, 45 percent.

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Siegmeister ahead for District 3 state attorney

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 7, 2012 at 9:54 am

Republican candidate Jeff Siegmeister, with 56 percent of the vote, is ahead in the District 3 state attorney race over Democrat Bill Brannon, according to the Florida supervisor of elections.

 

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Hardy and Criswell win positions in Putnam County

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 10:46 pm

According to the Putnam County Supervisor of Elections, the results of the Putnam County election are in.

  • Jeff Hardy won Putnam County sheriff by a vast majority with 19,751 votes.
  • Phyllis Criswell won district superintendent of Schools with 14,802 votes, just 717 more than her opponent Jim Roach.
  • Charles Overturf won supervisor of elections with 16,715 votes.
  • Nancy S. Harris won district 1 of board of county commissioners with 15,814 votes.
  • Karl Flagg won district 3 of board of county commissioners with 14,858 votes.
  • Walton Pellicer II won district 5 of board of county commissioners with 15,026 votes.

The total voter turnout in Putnam County was 68.96 percent.

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Clay adopts alcohol sales referendum

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 10:44 pm

Clay County, which encompasses Fleming Island, Green Cove Springs, Keystone Heights, Middleburg and Orange Park, has results from all 48 of its precincts.

Ordinance referendum to permit alcohol sales at same times as all other days

  • Yes: 60 percent
  • No: 40 percent

School board member, District 4

  • Frank Farrell: 47 percent
  • Johnna McKinnon: 53 percent

School board member, District 3

  • Tina Bullock: 62 percent
  • Joseph B. Wiggins Sr: 38 percent

Clerk of the circuit court

  • Tara L. Green: 98 percent

District superintendent of schools

  • Charlie Van Zant: 90 percent

Board of county commissioners, District 1

  • Wendell Davis: 97 percent

Circuit judge, 4th Circuit, group one

  • Brian J. Davis: 95 percent

Crossings at Fleming Island CDD, Seat 1

  • Ryan Alderson: 52 percent
  • Alan DiMaio-Leach: 48 percent

Crossings at Fleming Island CDD, Seat 2

  • Suzanne F. Janolino: 63 percent
  • Dave Richard: 37 percent

Crossings at Fleming Island CDD, Seat 5

  • Richard Batkiewicz: 25 percent
  • Stephen P. Czajkowski: 34 percent
  • Robbin P. Rush: 42 percent

Fleming Island Plantation CDD, Seat 3

  • Sherry Latta-Raines: 45 percent
  • Betty Murphy: 55 percent

Fleming Island Plantation CDD, Seat 4

  • Don Christofoli: 43 percent
  • Rick Nelson: 57 percent

Middle Village CDD, Seat 4

  • Rocky Morris: 61 percent
  • Samuel H. Raab II: 39 percent

Double Branch CDD, Seat 5

  • Jason M. Carter: 58 percent
  • Rod D. Swartz: 42 percent

South Village CDD, Seat 4

  • Francisco J. Cabrera: 45 percent
  • Richard L. Townsend: 55 percent

Lake Asbury MSBD trustee, Seat 5

  • Thomas Reed Chandler Jr: 53 percent
  • Janet Lankes: 47 percent

President and vice president:

  • Mitt Romney: 72 percent
  • Barack Obama: 27 percent

 

 

 

 

 

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