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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