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.