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Joie Alexander 17,465 votes 56.04%
George Trovato 13,701 votes 43.96%
Total votes cast: 31,166
PORT ORANGE -- Joie Alexander was ecstatic with her convincing victory over former Deltona attorney George Trovato for the district 3 seat on the Volusia County in Tuesday's general elections.
Volusia School Board dist. 3 incumbent Stan Schmidt of Port Orange pleased with close election win over New Smyrna Beach upstart Sharon Luebbers
Sharon Luebbers 14,921 votes 49.33%
Stan Schmidt 15,327 votes 50.67%
Totals: 30,248 votes cast
PORT ORANGE -- Volusia County School Board dist. 3 incumbent Stan Schmidt won re-election to a second term in Tuesday's general elections by a narrow margin, crediting New Smyrna Beach upstart Sharon Luebbers with running a strong campaign.
OUR ENDORSEMENT: Hometown gal Suzanne Kosmas deserves second term as the Democratic candidate for Congress and the chance to build on her 'moderate' record
NSBNews.net is not overwhelmingly thrilled with Democrat Alex Sink or Republican Rick Scott for the state's highest elective office, but after intense debate within our media organization, NSBNews.net endorses Rick Scott for governor.
OUR ENDORSEMENT: We're split between independent Charlie Crist and Republican Marco Rubio for U.S. Senate
NSBNEWS.net's publishers are split on the endorsement for the U.S. Senate. Henry Frederick likes Charlie Crist. Peter Mallory likes Marco Rubio. You decide today. We chose videos from YouTube we felt best described each candidate's platform.
NSBNEWS.net endorses Republican Jeff Atwater for state chief financial Officer over Democrat Loranne Ausleyo in Tuesday's general elections.
The state's chief financial officer post is bureaucratic, but nonetheless political and important as the elected office holder is responsible for the proper accounting of public monies.
Elected as president of the Florida Senate in 2008, Republican Jeff Atwater of North Palm Beach is a banker. His Democratic opponent, a former state representative from Tallahassee, is not. That answers that question.
OUR ENDORSEMENT: Republican Pam Bondi a solid choice for attorney general; Democrat Dan Gelber a worthy opponent
OUR ENDORSEMENT: Joie Alexander far superior to George Trovato for Volusia County Council district 3 seat
OUR ENDORSEMENT: Tax Reform founder Margie Patchett would get the job done if elected for the Volusia County At-Large seat over career politician Joyce Cusack