Palm Beach County ballots are in

Yesterday, August 26, 2014, Florida had primary elections for the Democratic and Republican party candidates, as well as non-partisan races and some questions to be answered in a couple of the towns within the county. Many winners of the partisan races will continue forward through the November 4, 2014 General Election.

As you can see with the overwhelming majority of the winners – name recognition goes a long way to winning an election. Here are the results:

U.S. Congress District 18 (Republican Primary)

Republican Carl Domino won taking in 47.29% of the vote over his five opponents.

U.S. Congress District 20 (Democratic Primary)

Alcee Hastings won over his two opponents garnering 75% of the votes.

U.S. Congress District 21 (Democratic Primary)

Ted Deutch won over his opponent Morel with over 93% of the vote total.

U.S. Congress District 22 (Republican Primary)

Republican Paul Spain will move on to face Democrat Lois Frankel in November, taking 47.47% of the vote over his two opponents.

Republican Florida Governor

Rick Scott won over his two opponents garnering over 86% of the vote total. He will face Charlie Crist, Adrian Wyllie as well as some no party affiliation candidates in November.

Democrat Florida Governor

Charlie Crist won over Nan Rich in the Democratic Party primary gaining over 86% of the vote total. He will face Libertarian Adrian Wyllie, Republican Rick Scott and the no party affiliation candidates vying to be Florida’s next governor. Make certain to subscribe as we will be writing more in-depth articles concerning each of the candidates.

Attorney General (Democratic Primary)

George Sheldon won over 67% of the vote and will face Republican Pam Bondi and Libertarian Bill Wohlsifer in the November General Election. Sheldon still faces a court challenge over his qualification to hold the office of Attorney General due to a residency dispute.

State Senate – District 32 (Republican Primary)

Joe Negron won over his opponent Brandon Cannon with over 85% of the votes.

State Representative – District 81 (Democratic Primary)

Kevin Rader easily won with over 71% of the vote total.

Palm Beach County Commission – District 6 (Democratic Primary)

Melissa McKinlay won with over 58% of the vote total and will face Republican Andy Schaller and Michelle Santamaria (NPA) in the general election. More on these candidates in a future article.

Circuit Judge, 15th Circuit, Group 14 (non-partisan)

Jessica Ticktin handily beat incumbent Diana Lewis with over 54% of the vote.

Circuit Judge, 15th Circuit, Group 30 (non-partisan)

Jamie Goodman won over his two opponents with almost 55% of the vote total.

Palm Beach County School Board  – District 3

Karen Brill easily kept her seat on the board with over 80% of the votes.

Palm Beach County School Board – District 4

A much closer race amongst four candidates was won by Erica Whitfield garnering over 32% of the votes.

Palm Beach County School Board – District 6

Marcia Andrews won with over 57% of the votes.

Palm Beach County School Board – District 7

Debra Robinson won with nearly 72% of the votes.

Delray Beach Question regarding changing the city charter in order to fire a city manager from a super majority to a simple majority of the city commission won with over 62% of the votes.

Lake Worth Question whether to put the city in debt another $62.5 million lost slightly 26 votes. It is unclear if this will trigger a recount or challenge, though we will let you know in the coming days.

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  1. Adrian Wyllie deserves my vote and yours too. He is a honest average Floridian just as you and I , that is willing to stand up and do something for the interest of all of us here in Florida. The other candidates both Republican and Democrat are owned and controlled by special interest, like puppets and will lie to your face to gain your vote, then continue the same old agenda that we complain about year after year. Time to get off this merry-go-round, election after election, thinking it will be any different. Take a stand, vote for the candidate that loves this state and is willing to take time out of his life, effort and money to SERVE the people of Florida and stop voting for these ‘paid for’ career politicians that are only out for money and fame and have zero interest in us Floridians. Even if it’s just for honesty alone, vote for Adrian Wyllie instead of the other two (Scott/Crist) which are proven liars. The choice is yours and yours alone, if you want the same old corruption and slap in the face, go ahead and vote for one of the two puppets (Scott/Crist) OR do what is right for our (yours and your children’s) future and vote for Adrian Wyllie. Support him by donating to his campaign, spreading the word and contribute to the super brochure program which I think is very powerful. Visit his website today.

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