Karen Foxman wins circuit judgeship by wide margin in 2014 primary

Karen Foxman dominates Volusia County primary vote for circuit judgeship / Headline Surfer®Headline Surfer® graphic / Karen Foxman received close to 65 percent of the votes in Volusia County, the largest of the four area counties in Tursday night's primary vote count for a circuit bench seat, as shown in the unofficial results at left from the Supervisor of Elections in DeLand.

Karn Foxman wins big in primary for circuit judge / Headline Surfer®DAYTONA BEACH -- Karen Foxman, one of the top prosecutors in the State Attorney's Office, won big in in her quest for a circuit judgeship in Volusia, Flagler, Putnam and St. Johns counties with two-thirds of the votes for a circuit judgeship.

Foxman, 45, of the Daytona Beach area, whose husband, Matt Foxman, won a circuit judgeship four years ago, dominated her opponent, 52-year-old Steve Sands, of DeLand, a former assistant state attorney in Duval County who has been with the law firm of Sands, White & Sands PA since the early 1990s.

In Volusia County, which has the largest voter total, Foxman received 43,887 votes or 64.87 percent over Sands who had 23,766 votes or 35.13 percent of the 67,653 total votes cast.

In Flagler County, Foxman received 6,986 votes or 59.08 percent over Sands with 4,839 votes or 40.92 percent of the 11,825 total votes cast.

In Putnam County, Foxman received 5,201 votes or 62.3 percent over Sands, who had 3,147 votes or 36.7 percent of the 8,348 votes cast.

In St. Johns County, Foxman got received 13,606 votes or 63.47 percent over Sands with 7,832 votes or 36.53 percent of the 21,438 total votes cast.

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