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General Election, November 4, 2008

(includes provisional and write-in ballots)

Election Results

NOTE: For multi-county contests, the results below are only for the Brevard County portion of the contest. The statewide results can be obtained from the Florida Division of Elections.

Total Registered Voters 351,488
Total Ballots Cast 289,815 82.45%

President and Vice-President

Vote for One

John McCain/Sarah Palin (Rep) 157,536 54.55%
Barack Obama/Joe Biden (Dem) 127,561 44.17%
G. La Riva/E. Puryear (Soc. & Lib.) 36 0.01%
C. Baldwin/D. Castle (Constitution) 373 0.13%
G. Amondson/L. Pletten (Prohibition) 14 0.00%
B. Barr/W. A. Root (Libertarian) 783 0.27%
T. R. Stevens/A. Link (Objectivist) 13 0.00%
J. Harris/A. Kennedy (Soc. Workers) 23 0.01%
C. McKinney/R. Clemente (Green) 114 0.04%
A. Keyes/B. Rohrbough (Amer. Ind.) 132 0.05%
R. Nader/M. Gonzalez (Ecology) 1,090 0.38%
B. Moore/S. Alexander (Socialist) 13 0.00%
C. Jay/J. W. Smith (Boston Tea) 57 0.02%
G. Nettles/B. Krones (Write-in) 0 0.00%

Congressional

Representative in Congress, 15th Congressional District - Vote for One

Bill Posey (Rep) 113,399 54.62%
Stephen Blythe (Dem) 80,836 38.94%
Frank Zilaitis (No Party) 11,262 5.42%
Trevor Lowing (No Party) 2,116 1.02%

Representative in Congress, 24th Congressional District - Vote for One

Tom Feeney (Rep) 30,878 45.57%
Suzanne M Kosmas (Dem) 35,523 52.42%
Gaurav Bhola (No Party) 1,364 2.01%

Legislative

State Senator, 24th Senatorial District - Vote for One

Thad Altman (Rep) 92,793 60.72%
Kendall T. Moore (Dem) 60,034 39.28%

State Representative, 29th House District - Vote for One

Ralph Poppell (Rep) 29,485 56.41%
Wes McCarville (Dem) 22,785 43.59%

State Representative, 30th House District - Vote for One

Ritch Workman (Rep) 46,218 53.78%
Amy C. Tidd (Dem) 39,728 46.22%

State Representative, 31st House District - Vote for One

John Tobia (Rep) 48,258 99.34%
Carol Drake Wheatley (Write-in) 323 0.66%

State Representative, 32nd House District - Vote for One

Steve Crisafulli (Rep) 33,662 55.66%
Tony Sasso (Dem) 26,811 44.34%

State Representative, 80th House District - Vote for One

Debbie Mayfield (Rep) 1,480 67.15%
Neal Abarbanell (Dem) 724 32.85%

County

Sheriff - Vote for One

Jack Parker (Rep) 181,942 66.18%
Gary E. Young (Dem) 92,988 33.82%

Property Appraiser - Vote for One

Jim Ford (Rep) 135,552 50.35%
Larry E. Hughes (Dem) 133,681 49.65%

Tax Collector - Vote for One

Lisa Cullen (Rep) 153,979 57.45%
Laura Dils (Dem) 114,035 42.55%

Supervisor of Elections - Vote for One

Lori Scott (Rep) 149,899 56.37%
Frank C. Grieco, Jr. (Dem) 91,113 34.26%
Frank Buckoski (No Party) 24,913 9.37%

Member Board of County Commissioners, District 1 - Vote for One

J. Roger Shealy (Rep) 24,170 46.44%
Robin Fisher (Dem) 24,478 47.03%
Ilene Davis (Libertarian) 3,395 6.52%

Member Board of County Commissioners, District 3 - Vote for One

Trudie Infantini (Rep) 26,779 51.20%
Edward (Ed) Geier (Dem) 25,521 48.80%

Member Board of County Commissioners, District 5 - Vote for One

Andy Anderson (Rep) 37,067 99.35%
Daniel Reyes (Write-in) 241 0.65%

Member Canaveral Port Authority, District 5 - Vote for One

Malcolm (Mac) McLouth (Rep) 63,996 56.98%
Peter Nichols (Dem) 48,311 43.02%

Nonpartisan

Justice of the Supreme Court

Shall Justice Charles T. Wells of the Supreme Court be retained in office?
Yes 153,265 66.65%
No 76,696 33.35%

District Court of Appeal, 5th Appellate District

Shall Kerry I. Evander of the Fifth District Court of Appeal be retained in office?
Yes 156,735 68.74%
No 71,265 31.26%

Shall C. Alan Lawson of the Fifth District Court of Appeal be retained in office?
Yes 150,831 67.16%
No 73,760 32.84%

Shall Richard B. Orfinger of the Fifth District Court of Appeal be retained in office?
Yes 147,085 65.83%
No 76,349 34.17%

Shall William David Palmer of the Fifth District Court of Appeal be retained in office?
Yes 150,476 67.58%
No 72,185 32.42%

Shall Thomas D. Sawaya of the Fifth District Court of Appeal be retained in office?
Yes 146,290 65.73%
No 76,275 34.27%

Member School Board, District 4 - Vote for One

Karen Henderson 33,138 58.51%
Gary A. Shiffrin 23,496 41.49%

Member School Board, District 5 - Vote for One

Stuart Rowan 22,432 47.26%
Andrew J. Ziegler 25,030 52.74%

Commissioner Sebastian Inlet District, District 1 - Vote for One

Jonathan 'JB' Bredemeyer 23,987 25.17%
Joseph D. Hallowell 23,130 24.27%
Jenny Lawton Seal 48,172 50.55%

Commissioner Sebastian Inlet District, District 2 - Vote for One

Donnie "DJ" Jenkins 17,767 30.83%
Beth L. Mitchell 39,867 69.17%

Commissioner Sebastian Inlet District, District 3 - Vote for One

C. Raymond Reed 47,032 49.35%
Jeannette Westlake 48,270 50.65%

Trustee Barefoot Bay Recreation District - Vote for No More Than Three

Robert J. Allan 1,648 20.51%
Joseph B. Klosky 2,220 27.62%
John M. McAfee 2,404 29.91%
Charles W. Mershon 1,765 21.96%

Supervisor Soil and Water District, Brevard County, Group 3 - Vote for One

Reed C. Cary 98,070 46.98%
Nancy Marr Stevenson 110,658 53.02%

Trustee Port Malabar Holiday Park Mobile Home Park Recreation District, Group 2 - Vote for One

Edward C. Goodfield 225 52.08%
Richard H. Hayes 207 47.92%

City of Cape Canaveral

City Council - Vote for No More Than Two

Robert E. Hoog 2,154 28.02%
John Johanson 1,161 15.10%
Leo Nicholas 1,302 16.94%
Jack Olive 954 12.41%
Betty Walsh 2,116 27.53%

City of Cocoa

Mayor - Vote for One

Mike Blake 4,868 66.12%
David Golding 1,964 26.68%
Dontavious "Tay" Smith 530 7.20%

City Council, District 2 - Vote for One

A. Dora Jackson 560 42.14%
Jake Williams, Jr. 769 57.86%

City Council, District 3 - Vote for One

Charlie Love 1,065 47.87%
Pat McCrary 1,160 52.13%

Town of Grant-Valkaria

Town Council - Vote for No More Than Three

Wally Bowles 820 16.91%
Cathy Landrum DeMott 983 20.28%
Lisette M. Kolar 1,113 22.96%
Jason B. Mahaney 1,069 22.05%
Dan Robino 863 17.80%

Town of Indialantic

Mayor - Vote for One

David Berkman 1,136 66.28%
Robert J. Cochran, Jr. 578 33.72%

Town Council, Seat 4 - Vote for One

Mike Borysiewicz 831 52.43%
Randall S. Greer 754 47.57%

City of Indian Harbour Beach

City Council, Seat 1 - Vote for One

Tim Muth 1,450 34.76%
Gene Newberry 2,722 65.24%

Town of Malabar

Mayor - Vote for One

Thomas M. Eschenberg 1,081 71.17%
Bridget A. Ports 438 28.83%

Town Council, District 3 - Vote for One

Donald E. Krieger 291 20.55%
Charles D. "Chuck" McClelland 527 37.22%
Steve Rivet 598 42.23%

City of Melbourne

City Council, District 1 - Vote for One

Mike Nowlin 16,427 57.66%
Tammy Sandberg 12,061 42.34%

City Council, District 3 - Vote for One

Kathy Meehan 17,844 60.85%
Pat Poole 7,778 26.52%
Merrill Robertson 3,702 12.62%

Town of Melbourne Beach

Mayor - Vote for One

Rita A. Karpie 916 52.70%
William G. Stacey 822 47.30%

Town of Melbourne Village

Mayor/Commissioner - Vote for One

Scott McCoy 256 51.30%
Lyle Zody 243 48.70%

City of Palm Bay

City Council, Seat 2 - Vote for One

Brian Jacob Anderson 8,778 24.24%
James Brock 7,700 21.26%
William Capote 11,837 32.69%
Natasha C. Logan Munnings 7,900 21.81%

City Council, Seat 3 - Vote for One

Michele Paccione 12,963 35.92%
Bruce Wechsler 10,301 28.55%
Grace White 12,822 35.53%

City of Satellite Beach

City Council - Vote for No More Than Two

Michael E. Chase 3,334 37.78%
Jeffrey E. Fleis 2,885 32.69%
Pamela Stamm 2,605 29.52%

City of Titusville

Council Seat 2 - Vote for One

Martha Jane (MJ) Long 11,909 59.27%
Andrew Whitaker 8,184 40.73%

City of West Melbourne

City Council - Vote for No More Than Three

Pat Bentley 4,089 26.15%
Stephany Eley 3,842 24.57%
Bill Mettrick 4,134 26.44%
Damian Wilson 3,571 22.84%

Proposed Constitutional Amendments or Other Public Measures

Amendment 1 - Declaration of Rights

Yes 121,229 45.64%
No 144,363 54.36%

Amendment 2 - Florida Marriage Protection Amendment

Yes 177,622 63.45%
No 102,331 36.55%

Amendment 3 - Changes and Improvements Not Affecting the Assessed Value of Residential Real Property

Yes 164,105 63.49%
No 94,378 36.51%

Amendment 4 - Property Tax Exemption of Perpetually Conserved Land; Classification and Assessment of Land Used for Conservation

Yes 159,016 62.79%
No 94,229 37.21%

Amendment 6 - Assessment of Working Waterfront Property Based Upon Current Use

Yes 167,947 67.57%
No 80,613 32.43%

Amendment 8 - Local Option Community College Funding

Yes 90,220 35.11%
No 166,763 64.89%

County Charter Amendment - Cap on Annual Increases in County Ad Valorem Tax Revenues

Yes 184,845 73.12%
No 67,946 26.88%

Cocoa Charter Amendment 1 - Allowing Chief of Police to Reside Outside City Limits

Yes - For Amending the City Charter 3,993 55.49%
No - Against Amending the City Charter 3,203 44.51%

Cocoa Charter Amendment 2 - Allowing the Fire Chief to Reside Outside City Limits

Yes - For Amending the City Charter 4,100 56.90%
No - Against Amending the City Charter 3,105 43.10%

Cocoa Beach Charter Amendment 1 - Elimination of Special Elections for Candidates

Yes, For Amendment 3,469 51.72%
No, Against Amendment 3,238 48.28%

Cocoa Beach Charter Amendment 2 - Acting City Manager

Yes, For Annexation 4,773 71.59%
No, Against Annexaton 1,894 28.41%

Cocoa Beach Charter Amendment 3 - Departments of the City

Yes, For Amendment 4,044 60.46%
No, Against Amendment 2,645 39.54%

Cocoa Beach Charter Amendment 4 - Referendums and Petitions

Yes, For Annexation 3,236 49.59%
No, Against Annexaton 3,290 50.41%

Cocoa Beach Charter Amendment 5 - Technical, Corrective and Conforming Changes

Yes, For Annexation 5,585 84.34%
No, Against Annexaton 1,037 15.66%

Grant-Valkaria Question 1 - Effective Date for Ordinances Adopted by the Town Council

Yes 1,376 66.19%
No 703 33.81%

Grant-Valkaria Question 2 - Emergency Appropriations

Yes 1,375 67.07%
No 675 32.93%

Indialantic Charter Amendment - Section 5.09, Town Charter

Yes (for approval) 1,098 68.07%
No (for rejection) 515 31.93%

Malabar Question - Continued Participation in the Brevard County Law Enforcement MSTU

Yes 1,290 84.31%
No 240 15.69%

Melbourne Beach Bond Referendum - Bonds for Rehabilitation and Improvement of Town Stormwater Management System and Certain Streets

For Bonds 1,079 55.96%
Against Bonds 849 44.04%

Barefoot Bay Question - Authorization for the Board of Trustees to Expend in Excess of $25,000.00, but Not to Exceed $150,000.00, to Replace Building "F" with a Structure to House Administrative Personnel of the Barefoot Bay Recreation District

Yes 1,728 49.46%
No 1,766 50.54%