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General Election, November 2, 1982

Total Registered Voters 152,002
Total Ballots Cast 86,912 57.1%

Congressional

United States Senator

Lawton Chiles (Dem) 46,892 55.1%
Van B. Poole (Rep) 37,974 44.6%
Write-in 154 0.1%

Representative in Congress, District 11

Bill Nelson (Dem) 62,052 73.4%
Joel Robinson (Rep) 22,479 26.5%

State

Governor and Lieutenant Governor

Bob Graham/W. Mixon (Dem) 51,327 61.6%
Skip Bafalis/L. Callahan (Rep) 31,962 38.3%

Secretary of State

George Firestone (Dem) 41,561 50.9%
Jim Smith (Rep) 39,954 49.0%

Commissioner of Agriculture

Doyle Conner (Dem) 45,213 55.5%
Barbara Lindsey (Rep) 36,239 44.4%

Legislative

State Senator, District 17

John Vogt (Dem) 24,500 60.1%
Jason Steele (Rep) 16,228 39.8%

State Representative, District 32

Dempsey L. Blanton (Dem) 8,641 32.4%
Tim Deratany (Rep) 17,976 67.5%

State Representative, District 33

Phil Austin (Dem) 7,221 31.0%
Marilyn Evans-Jones (Rep) 16,054 68.9%

State Representative, District 34

Troy Piland (Dem) 2,119 40.8%
Carl Selph (Rep) 3,073 59.1%

State Representative, District 77

Irlo (Bud) Bronson (Dem) 1,823 44.7%
Jeff Bailey (Rep) 2,247 55.2%

State Representative, District 78

Victor Culbertson (Dem) 113 32.7%
R. Dale Patchett (Rep) 232 67.2%

County

County Commissioner, District 2

Theo York (Dem) 41,461 50.9%
William H. Patterson (Rep) 39,887 49.0%

County Commissioner, District 4

Ron Kool (Dem) 36,189 44.6%
Sue Schmitt (Rep) 44,875 55.3%

School Board, District 1

Robbie Goss (Dem) 35,965 45.9%
Larry C. Williamson (Rep) 42,282 54.0%

School Board, District 2

Esther Baker (Dem) 46,630 58.8%
Leon McDaniel (Rep) 32,557 41.1%

School Board, District 5

Bill Baker (Dem) 41,826 53.9%
Charles C. Leech (Rep) 35,703 46.0%

Canaveral Port Authority, District 1

Jerry W. Allender (Dem) 24,001 57.4%
Mark O. Cook (Rep) 17,746 42.5%

Nonpartisan - Judicial

5th District Court of Appeal

Shall Judge Joe A. Cowart, Jr. be retained in office?

Yes 52,679 74.1%
No 17,746 25.8%

Shall Judge James C. Dauksch, Jr. be retained in office?

Yes 40,772 66.4%
No 20,629 33.5%

18th Judicial Circuit, Group 3

Edward M. Jackson 39,639 53.2%
Jere E. Lober 34,806 46.7%

Proposed Constitutional Amendments and Other Public Measures

Amendment 2 - Searches and Seizures

Yes 54,655 68.2%
No 25,385 31.7%

Amendment 3 - Pretrial Release and Detention

Yes 50,053 62.5%
No 30,031 37.4%

County Referendum - Tourist Development Tax

For 20,745 46.3%
Against 23,988 53.6%

Advisory Referendum - Increasing Sheriff Budget

For 6,419 22.3%
Against 22,344 77.6%

City of Cape Canaveral

Referendum 1 - Maximum Height of Buildings

Yes 1,153 81.1%
No 267 18.8%

Referendum 2 - Vancancies in Elected Offices

Yes 1,189 83.9%
No 227 16.0%

City of Cocoa

Mayor/Councilman

Ray De Bord 838 19.8%
Diane Tingley Gunn 1,910 45.3%
Bruce Tate 1,465 34.7%

Town of Indialantic

Town Council

Constantine (Gus) Carey 495 22.8%
Hugh J. Hamberger 917 42.3%
Kay Kovac 753 34.7%

City of Indian Harbour Beach

Council Member

Paul G. Grlenis 939 45.2%
Charlene A. Jinkins 567 27.3%
Lotte Lopez 356 17.1%
Mannie Gabriel Slabine 212 10.2%

Town of Malabar

Council, Distict 1

Nathan C. Linnell 119 35.4%
Robert P. Theriault 217 64.5%

Council, District 2 - Vote for One

James W. Gentry 225 65.5%
Warren Nelson 118 34.4%

City of Melbourne

Mayor

Fred Allen 3,714 32.3%
Harry C. Goode, Jr. 7,777 67.6%

Town of Melbourne Beach

Mayor

Bud Conroy 825 66.4%
Bill Nickolson 260 20.9%
Frank R. Sheffield 156 12.5%

Commissioner

Jim Atkinson 913 26.7%
Bill Parnell 680 19.8%
Martha M. Remark 783 22.9%
William H. Thielz 293 8.5%
Robert Vaughan 750 21.9%

City of Palm Bay

Referendum - Residency Requirement

Yes 3,836 66.9%
No 1,894 33.0%

City of Rockledge

Council Seat 5

William J. (Bill) Posey 2,334 56.4%
Gil Whitlock 887 21.4%
J. D. Williams 914 22.1%

Council Seat 6

Joe Lee Smith 2,403 57.9%
Steven W. Valavanis 1,743 42.0%

City of Satellite Beach

Mayor

Ed Rainis 2,383 71.0%
Dominic T. Vecchio 972 28.9%

Councilman

A. Joseph Frederico, Jr. 2,199 24.4%
Bill Lee 2,163 24.0%
Roland (Rocky) Raab 2,339 26.0%
Cade Ritchie 2,292 25.4%

Charter Amendment A - Removal of Council Member

Yes 3,239 94.3%
No 195 5.6%

Charter Amendment B - New Council Member Take Office

Yes 3,088 92.8%
No 239 7.1%

Charter Amendment C - Appoint Acting City Manager

Yes 3,030 89.8%
No 344 10.1%

Charter Amendment D - Deletion of Municipal Court

Yes 2,568 88.9%
No 320 11.0%

City of West Melbourne

Mayor

Henry T. Logsdon 331 17.9%
Rita Singleton 739 40.1%
Frederick C. Winter 772 41.9%

Council Seat 1

Richard J. Manchester 1,259 73.5%
Philip Palmeri 452 26.4%

Council Seat 3

Garry Billets 173 9.6%
Jack Mapstone 303 16.9%
George Schoffstall 1,316 73.4%

Referendum - Referendum Election Required

Yes 1,263 74.0%
No 442 25.9%

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