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2018 General Election
November 6, 2018
1st Set of Unofficial Returns
(pursuant to s. 102.141, F.S.)

Track by Palm Beach County

United States Senator
Candidate Party Votes Received
Rick Scott REP 4,098,107
50.07%
Bill Nelson DEM 4,085,545
49.92%
Lateresa L.A. Jones WRI 444
0.01%
Howard Knepper WRI 109
0%
Michael S. Levinson WRI 101
0%
Charles Frederick Tolbert WRI 116
0%
David Weeks WRI 209
0%
Machine Recount Indicated
Total    8,184,631


Representative in Congress, District 18
Candidate Party Votes Received
Brian Mast REP 185,878
54.31%
Lauren Baer DEM 156,371
45.69%
Total    342,249


Representative in Congress, District 20
Candidate Party Votes Received
Alcee L. Hastings DEM 202,505
99.92%
Jay Bonner WRI 165
0.08%
Total    202,670


Representative in Congress, District 22
Candidate Party Votes Received
Nicolas Kimaz REP 112,989
37.99%
Ted Deutch DEM 184,428
62.01%
Total    297,417


Governor
Candidate Party Votes Received
DeSantis / Nuñez REP 4,075,879
49.59%
Gillum / King DEM 4,042,195
49.18%
Richardson / Argenziano REF 47,123
0.57%
Gibson / Wilds NPA 24,388
0.3%
Foley / Tutton NPA 14,532
0.18%
Stanley / McJury NPA 14,499
0.18%
Blass / Harju WRI 6
0%
Johnson / Hayes WRI 60
0%
Machine Recount Indicated
Total    8,218,682


Attorney General
Candidate Party Votes Received
Ashley Moody REP 4,231,794
52.11%
Sean Shaw DEM 3,743,102
46.1%
Jeffrey Marc Siskind NPA 145,239
1.79%
Total    8,120,135


Chief Financial Officer
Candidate Party Votes Received
Jimmy Patronis REP 4,151,455
51.75%
Jeremy Ring DEM 3,870,776
48.25%
Richard Paul Dembinsky WRI 285
0%
Total    8,022,516


Commissioner of Agriculture
Candidate Party Votes Received
Matt Caldwell REP 4,025,011
49.97%
Nicole "Nikki" Fried DEM 4,030,337
50.03%
Machine Recount Indicated
Total    8,055,348


State Senator, District 25
Candidate Party Votes Received
Gayle Harrell REP 117,043
54.33%
Robert Levy DEM 98,385
45.67%
Total    215,428


State Senator, District 30
Candidate Party Votes Received
Bobby Powell Jr DEM 132,175
99.71%
Josh Santos WRI 385
0.29%
Total    132,560


State Representative, District 82
Candidate Party Votes Received
MaryLynn Magar REP 48,712
62.11%
Edward Francis O'Connor DEM 29,718
37.89%
Total    78,430


State Representative, District 85
Candidate Party Votes Received
Rick Roth REP 44,911
54.62%
Ellen Baker DEM 37,316
45.38%
Total    82,227


State Representative, District 86
Candidate Party Votes Received
Laurel S. Bennett REP 26,846
40.19%
Matt Willhite DEM 39,957
59.81%
Total    66,803


State Representative, District 87
Candidate Party Votes Received
David Silvers DEM 25,365
84.59%
Samson LeBeau Kpadenou GRE 4,622
15.41%
Total    29,987


State Representative, District 89
Candidate Party Votes Received
Mike Caruso REP 39,228
50.02%
Jim Bonfiglio DEM 39,191
49.98%
Machine Recount Indicated
Total    78,419


Circuit Judge, 15th Judicial Circuit, Group 13
Candidate Votes Received
Scott Ryan Kerner 253,147
54.12%
Alcolya J.L. St. Juste 214,623
45.88%
Total    467,770


Circuit Judge, 15th Judicial Circuit, Group 18
Candidate Votes Received
Maxine Cheesman 272,996
58.96%
Marybel Reinoso Coleman 189,989
41.04%
Total    462,985


Circuit Judge, 15th Judicial Circuit, Group 25
Candidate Votes Received
Michael McAuliffe 194,450
41.7%
Sarah Willis 271,875
58.3%
Total    466,325


Justice of the Supreme Court
Shall Justice Alan Lawson be retained in Office?
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes 5,043,562
71.45%
No 2,015,708
28.55%
Total    7,059,270


Fourth District Court of Appeal
Shall Judge Burton C. Conner be retained in Office?
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes 986,146
75.15%
No 326,152
24.85%
Total    1,312,298


Shall Judge Jeffrey T. Kuntz be retained in Office?
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes 957,931
73.66%
No 342,543
26.34%
Total    1,300,474


Shall Judge Carole Y. Taylor be retained in Office?
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes 1,021,962
78.63%
No 277,720
21.37%
Total    1,299,682


Amendment No. 1
Increased Homestead Property Tax Exemption
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 4,559,488
58.07%
No for Rejection 3,292,709
41.93%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,852,197


Amendment No. 2
Limitations on Property Tax Assessments
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 5,160,178
66.49%
No for Rejection 2,600,391
33.51%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,760,569


Amendment No. 3
Voter Control of Gambling in Florida
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 5,674,609
71.46%
No for Rejection 2,265,873
28.54%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,940,482


Amendment No. 4
Voting Restoration Amendment
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 5,146,993
64.54%
No for Rejection 2,827,809
35.46%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,974,802


Amendment No. 5
Supermajority Vote Required to Impose, Authorize, or Raise State Taxes or Fees
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 5,163,307
65.73%
No for Rejection 2,692,117
34.27%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,855,424


Amendment No. 6
Rights of Crime Victims; Judges
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 4,834,677
61.61%
No for Rejection 3,012,532
38.39%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,847,209


Amendment No. 7
First Responder and Military Member Survivor Benefits; Public Colleges and Universities
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 5,146,763
65.76%
No for Rejection 2,680,142
34.24%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,826,905


Amendment No. 9
Prohibits Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling; Prohibits Vaping in Enclosed Indoor Workplaces
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 5,413,377
68.91%
No for Rejection 2,441,962
31.09%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,855,339


Amendment No. 10
State and Local Government Structure and Operation
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 4,846,446
63.15%
No for Rejection 2,827,637
36.85%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,674,083


Amendment No. 11
Property Rights; Removal of Obsolete Provision; Criminal Statutes
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 4,678,963
62.13%
No for Rejection 2,851,787
37.87%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,530,750


Amendment No. 12
Lobbying and Abuse of Office by Public Officers
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 6,114,448
78.92%
No for Rejection 1,632,851
21.08%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,747,299


Amendment No. 13
Ends Dog Racing
Ballot Choice Votes Received
Yes for Approval 5,405,689
69.05%
No for Rejection 2,422,635
30.95%
Amendments require 60% to pass
Total    7,828,324




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