Post Primary: Fred Lowry wins re-election to Dis 5 Volusia County Council seat despite sitting out Daytona Beach News-Journal debate

Headline Surfer photo / Fred Lowry, district 1 County Councilman is shown at the recent Volusia County GOP fundraising Lincoln Dinner at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach.
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

DELTONA, Fla. -- Despite sitting out a planned Daytona Beach News-Journal debate with his opponent, Fred Lowry easily won re-election to a second four-year term on the Volusia County Council in Tuesday's primary.

The vote tally wasn't even close in the three-way contest for the District 5 seat on the County Council out of Deltona: Lowry received 9,022 votes or 57.03 percent of the overall total to win the primary outright. Political newcomer Dan Hunt finished a distant second with 6,738 votes or 42.59 percent of the total and write-in candidate Eric Allen garnered a paltry 60 votes or .38 percent of the total. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com for a decade now. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed dozens of journalism-industry awards in print anddigital platforms. Frederick is enrolled at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's three-fourths through the online Master of Arts program in New Media Journalism. His graduation is in August.