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Election 2019: Results From Pinellas, Sarasota, And Polk Counties

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General elections were held across the Tampa Bay region Tuesday. Results from key races are below. 

PINELLAS COUNTY 

City of Seminole Mayor

Darren Clark  33.20% 1,085

Leslie Waters 66.80%  2,183

City of Seminole Council Member (Vote For 2) 

Thomas M. ‘Thom’ Barnhorn  32.88% 1,661

Jim Olliver  36.98% 1,868

Kelly Wissing  30.15% 1,523

City of St. Petersburg Council Member – District 1

Robert G. Blackmon   63.83% 20,635

John M. Hornbeck  36.17% 11,694 

City of St. Petersburg Council Member – District 3

Orlando A. Acosta   46.24% 15,465

Ed Montanari   53.76% 17,980 

City of St. Petersburg Council Member – District 5 

Trenia L. Cox   49.19% 16,011

Deborah Figgs-Sanders   50.81% 16,541

City of St. Petersburg Council Member – District 7

Eritha ‘Akile’ Cainion   17.93% 5,825

Lisa Wheeler-Bowman   82.07% 26,662

SARASOTA COUNTY

Venice Mayor 

Frankie S. Abbruzzino  1,872

Bob Daniels  3,508

Ron Feinsod 3,593 

Venice City Council – Seat 5

Nick Pachota   4,513

Debbie Sanacore  4,386

Venice City Council – Seat 6

Tim Brady  3,876

Joe Neunder 4,977

POLK COUNTY 

Auburndale City Commission – Seat 4

Tanner Atkinson  19.18% 206

Danny Chandler   23.09% 248

Jack R. Myers 57.73% 620 

Lakeland City Commission – Northeast District B 

Jiwa Farrell   29.82% 2,870

Bill “Tiger” Read  70.18% 6,754

Lakeland City Commission – At-Large #2 

Chad McLeod   40.72% 4,175

Carole Philipson 31.48% 3,228

Ricky Shirah  9.03% 926

Shandale Terrell  18.77% 1,924

Winter Haven City Commission – Seat #1 

Nikki Beckett  11.56% 403

Elizabeth P. Davis  10.55% 368

JoNathan “Joey” Hilliard  11.93% 416

James Edward Hogan 11.44%  399

L. Tracy Mercer  16.26% 567

William J. Twyford  38.26% 1,334

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