District 5 Incumbents Barry, Walker Are Primary Winners

August 31, 2016

Distirct 5 incumbents were winners during Tuesday’s Primary Election.

Incumbent County Commissioner Steven Barry defeated challenger Danny Smillie by a two-to-one margin.

Barry received 8,437 votes (67.63%) to Smillie’s 4,038 (32.37%).

“I am thankful and humbled by the support of the residents of District 5. I recognize the degree of trust and of responsibility placed in this season of public service. A successful campaign requires dozens of friends and hundreds of hours of volunteered labor, and we are blessed to have some of the best folks of District 5 on our team. Also, I’d like to thank Danny for conducting such a spirited and positive campaign,” Barry, an interdependent certified financial planner, said.

With no challenger in November, Barry will return to office for another four years.

Republican District 5 incumbent ECUA board member Larry Walker defeated Jim Taylor. Walker received  5,577 (60.04%) votes, while Taylor had 3,712 (39.96%). Walker will face James Hunt, a no party candidate, in November.

Pictured top: Steven Barry supporters wave signs Tuesday at Pinewoods Presbyterian Church. Photo for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.

Comments

4 Responses to “District 5 Incumbents Barry, Walker Are Primary Winners”

  1. César González on August 31st, 2016 4:41 pm

    Congratulations Mr. Berry and thanks to be present in our community.

  2. John on August 31st, 2016 7:43 am

    Congratulation Mr. Barry.

  3. david lamb on August 31st, 2016 7:11 am

    Congratulations, Mr Berry

  4. Nancy E Martin on August 31st, 2016 6:03 am

    CONGRATULATIONS my friend.





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