Marion finishes counting, goes red
Donna Green-Townsend / WUFT News
WUFT-FM's Nick Swain speaks with Marion County Commission District 3 winner Stan McClain.
More than 162,000 people, 72 percent of registered voters, cast ballots in Tuesday’s election. All precincts have reported results, and the following candidates appear to have won their races:
- Republican Chris Blair had 72 percent of the vote in the sheriff race. Blair ran against Bernie DeCastro, a member of the Constitutional Party of Florida. DeCastro received 26 percent of the vote.
- Republican George Tomyn had 58 percent of the vote for school superintendent. His opponent, Democrat Diana Greene, had 46 percent of the vote.
- Republican Wesley Wilcox received 59 percent of the vote in the race for supervisor of elections. Democrat Judge Cochran had 41 percent of the vote.
- Republican Earl Arnett had 55 percent of the vote for the commission district 5 seat. Jessica Hadley, a Democrat, had 45 percent of the vote.
Voters rejected the hospital referendum with 57 percent of the vote.
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Republican Chris Blair appears to have won the sheriff race, Republican George Tomyn seems to have claimed school superintendent, Republican Wesley Wilcox seems to have won supervisor of elections and Republican Earl Arnett seems to have claimed the commission district 5 seat.
With 80 percent of the precincts reported, the following candidates in Marion County appear to be winning their races: Republican Chris Blair has 72 percent of the vote in the sheriff race. Republican George Tomyn has 58 percent of the [...]
Republican Earl Arnett has 55 percent of the vote in the race for the Marion County Commission District 5 seat.
Republican George Tomyn has 58 percent of the vote in the race for Marion County school superintendent.
Republican Chris Blair has 72 percent of the vote in the Marion County sheriff race.