The votes are tallied, and Santa Rosa County’s preliminary election results are in for local races. Here’s a run down of who triumphed Tuesday night:
- District 5 County Commissioner- Colten Wright by 60% of the vote
- District 1 County Commissioner- Sam Parker (incumbent) by 49% of the vote (Will face a write-in candidate in November)
- District 3 County Commissioner- James Calkins by 36% of the vote (Will face a write-in candidate in November)
- Superintendent of Schools- Karen Barber by 54% of the vote
- School Board District 2- Elizabeth Hewey by 54% of the vote
- School Board District 4- Charles Elliott by 50% of the vote (decided by 64 votes)
Election results are preliminary and will be finalized by the Supervisor of Elections Office per state law. For in-depth coverage of the election results pick up the Aug. 27 issue of Navarre Press or subscribe at navarrepress.com/subscribe.