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2018 General Election
November 6, 2018
Official Election Results

Track by Desoto County

United States Senator
Candidate Party Votes Received
Rick Scott REP 4,099,505
50.05%
Bill Nelson DEM 4,089,472
49.93%
Lateresa L.A. Jones WRI 467
0.01%
Howard Knepper WRI 113
0%
Michael S. Levinson WRI 107
0%
Charles Frederick Tolbert WRI 121
0%
David Weeks WRI 220
0%
Machine and Manual Recounts Completed
Total    8,190,005


Representative in Congress, District 17
Votes cast for April Freeman (deceased) are counted as votes received for Allen Ellison, the named replacement party candidate.
Candidate Party Votes Received
Greg Steube REP 193,326
62.26%
Allen Ellison DEM 117,194
37.74%
Total    310,520


Governor
Candidate Party Votes Received
DeSantis / Nuñez REP 4,076,186
49.59%
Gillum / King DEM 4,043,723
49.19%
Richardson / Argenziano REF 47,140
0.57%
Gibson / Wilds NPA 24,310
0.3%
Foley / Tutton NPA 14,630
0.18%
Stanley / McJury NPA 14,505
0.18%
Blass / Harju WRI 6
0%
Johnson / Hayes WRI 61
0%
Machine Recount Completed
Total    8,220,561


Attorney General
Candidate Party Votes Received
Ashley Moody REP 4,232,532
52.11%
Sean Shaw DEM 3,744,912
46.1%
Jeffrey Marc Siskind NPA 145,296
1.79%
Total    8,122,740


Chief Financial Officer
Candidate Party Votes Received
Jimmy Patronis REP 4,152,221
51.74%
Jeremy Ring DEM 3,872,540
48.26%
Richard Paul Dembinsky WRI 297
0%
Total    8,025,058


Commissioner of Agriculture
Candidate Party Votes Received
Matt Caldwell REP 4,026,201
49.96%
Nicole "Nikki" Fried DEM 4,032,954
50.04%
Machine and Manual Recounts Completed
Total    8,059,155


State Senator, District 26
Candidate Party Votes Received
Ben Albritton REP 117,979
65.1%
Catherine Price DEM 63,253
34.9%
Total    181,232


State Representative, District 56
Candidate Party Votes Received
Melony Bell REP 33,556
74.51%
Jeff Mann REP 11,482
25.49%
Total    45,038


Justice of the Supreme Court
Shall Justice Alan Lawson be retained in Office?
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes 5,044,890
71.44%
No 2,016,482
28.56%
Total    7,061,372


Second District Court of Appeal
Shall Judge Anthony K. Black be retained in Office?
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes 1,480,603
73.58%
No 531,641
26.42%
Total    2,012,244


Shall Judge Darryl C. Casanueva be retained in Office?
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes 1,395,404
69.89%
No 601,185
30.11%
Total    1,996,589


Shall Judge Edward C. LaRose be retained in Office?
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes 1,433,864
71.86%
No 561,471
28.14%
Total    1,995,335


Shall Judge Susan H. Rothstein-Youakim be retained in Office?
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes 1,451,934
72.53%
No 549,901
27.47%
Total    2,001,835


Amendment No. 1
Increased Homestead Property Tax Exemption
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 4,560,689
58.06%
No for Rejection 3,293,857
41.94%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,854,546


Amendment No. 2
Limitations on Property Tax Assessments
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 5,162,544
66.49%
No for Rejection 2,601,316
33.51%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,763,860


Amendment No. 3
Voter Control of Gambling in Florida
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 5,676,456
71.47%
No for Rejection 2,266,516
28.53%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,942,972


Amendment No. 4
Voting Restoration Amendment
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 5,148,926
64.55%
No for Rejection 2,828,339
35.45%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,977,265


Amendment No. 5
Supermajority Vote Required to Impose, Authorize, or Raise State Taxes or Fees
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 5,164,658
65.73%
No for Rejection 2,693,174
34.27%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,857,832


Amendment No. 6
Rights of Crime Victims; Judges
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 4,835,950
61.61%
No for Rejection 3,013,601
38.39%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,849,551


Amendment No. 7
First Responder and Military Member Survivor Benefits; Public Colleges and Universities
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 5,148,300
65.76%
No for Rejection 2,680,942
34.24%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,829,242


Amendment No. 9
Prohibits Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling; Prohibits Vaping in Enclosed Indoor Workplaces
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 5,415,308
68.92%
No for Rejection 2,442,410
31.08%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,857,718


Amendment No. 10
State and Local Government Structure and Operation
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 4,847,740
63.15%
No for Rejection 2,828,607
36.85%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,676,347


Amendment No. 11
Property Rights; Removal of Obsolete Provision; Criminal Statutes
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 4,680,526
62.13%
No for Rejection 2,852,468
37.87%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,532,994


Amendment No. 12
Lobbying and Abuse of Office by Public Officers
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 6,116,404
78.92%
No for Rejection 1,633,249
21.08%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,749,653


Amendment No. 13
Ends Dog Racing
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 5,407,543
69.06%
No for Rejection 2,423,126
30.94%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,830,669




Florida Department of State

Division of Elections

Room 316, R.A.Gray Building, 500 S.Bronough Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250
1.850.245.6200