Complete Escambia Primary Election Results

August 31, 2016

With all precincts reporting  primary winners from Tuesday in Escambia County are:

US Senate: Marco Rubio

Congress: Matt Gaetz

Senate: Doug Broxson

Sheriff: David Morgan

Tax Collector: Scott Lunsford

BOCC District 1: Jeff Bergosh

BOCC District 5: Steven Barry

ECUA District 1: Vicki Campbell

ECUA District 3:  Elbin McCorvey

ECUA District 5: Larry Walker

School Board District 1: Kevin Adams

Century Mayor: Runoff between Freddie McCall and Henry Hawkins

Here are complete, but unofficial vote totals from Escambia County on Tuesday…….

United States Senator (REP)

Marco Rubio 28,128 80.13 %
Carlos Beruff 3,197 9.11 %
Dwight Mark Anthony Young 2,290 6.52 %
Ernie Rivera 1,486 4.23 %

Representative in Congress District 1 (REP)

Matt Gaetz 11,594 33.10 %
Cris Dosev 8,895 25.39 %
Greg Evers 6,541 18.67 %
Rebekah Johansen Bydlak 3,265 9.32 %
James Zumwalt 2,631 7.51 %
Brian Frazier 1,394 3.98 %
Gary Fairchild 441 1.26 %
Mark Wichern 268 0.77 %

State Senator District 1 (REP)

Doug Broxson 19,044 55.50 %
Mike Hill 15,269 44.50 %

Sheriff (REP)

David Morgan 21,487 60.77 %
John Johnson 6,280 17.76 %
Ron McNesby 5,174 14.63 %
Doug Baldwin Sr 2,416 6.83 %

Tax Collector (REP)

Scott Lunsford 21,783 62.95 %
Buck Lee 12,822 37.05 %

Board of County Commissioners District 1 (REP)

Jeff Bergosh 3,346 40.79 %
Jesse Casey 2,442 29.77 %
Karen Sindel 2,415 29.44 %

Board of County Commissioners District 5 (REP)

Steven Barry 8,437 67.63 %
Danny Smillie 4,038 32.37 %

Emerald Coast Utilities Authority District 1 (REP)

Vicki H. Campbell 4,406 55.05 %
Jim Faxlanger 3,598 44.95 %

Emerald Coast Utilities Authority District 5 (REP)

Larry Walker 5,577 60.04 %
Jim A. Taylor 3,712 39.96 %

United States Senator (DEM)

Patrick Murphy 6,099 40.49 %
Pam Keith 5,355 35.55 %
Alan Grayson 2,438 16.18 %
Roque ”Rocky” De La Fuente 655 4.35 %
Reginald Luster 517 3.43 %

Emerald Coast Utilities Authority District 3 (DEM)

Elvin McCorvey 2,079 43.74 %
Clorissti Johnson Mitchell 1,368 28.78 %
Kennie Lyons 693 14.58 %
Charles D. Thornton Sr 613 12.90 %

School Board Member District 1

Kevin Adams 7,235 65.74 %
Willie Kirkland Jr 3,771 34.26 %

Mayor Town of Century

Henry J. Hawkins 128 38.44 %
Freddie W. McCall 112 33.63 %
Ben Boutwell 93 27.93 %
Felic J. Fussner 0 0.00 %


28 Responses to “Complete Escambia Primary Election Results”

  1. Austin on September 1st, 2016 5:57 am

    I am glad Morgan was re-elected as well. I have approached his office twice and was they responded same day on my issue. I tried with McNesby years ago and they threaten to arrest me if I kept complaining. We don’t need anymore Sheriff’s Office retreads running for sheriff. I will support him and contribute to his gen election campaign to keep him in office. We love you on the north end David!

  2. Perry on August 31st, 2016 7:18 pm

    I may be the only one, but in looking at some of the margins, I have to wonder if our state legislature did us a disservice by eliminating run-off elections (after the primary) several years ago. For example, Mr. Gaetz won with only 33% of the vote; Mr. Bergosh won with 40%. I’m sure there were/are good reasons for not having run-offs, but no longer does the majority decide in some of these elections.

  3. William Craig on August 31st, 2016 5:38 pm

    Disappointed with morgan’s sheriff department because when my son died his department did keep us informed of the investigation because he was married, but only six weeks. We supported him for 25 years and didn’t hear a thing from his officers. When his wife moved out with things belonged to me the deputy wouldn’t do anything except tell get a lawyer. Ery disappointed with him and his office.

  4. William on August 31st, 2016 5:24 pm

    >>Please tell me the voting results for the ‘No. 4 Constitutional Amendment’

    It was approved statewide.

  5. Bill Hodge on August 31st, 2016 5:11 pm

    Please tell me the voting results for the ‘No. 4 Constitutional Amendment’

  6. David Huie Green on August 31st, 2016 3:52 pm

    “Although I believe Mr. Johnson whole heartedly wants to help the community and believes in his positions, Pensacola dosnt need an ex DEA agent as its Sherrif.”


    I hope you understand he lost the primary nomination, so John Johnson won’t be on the ballot again this go-round.

    There is no evidence he would have pushed for a police state.
    No evidence having worked for the federal government in law enforcement would just like work in Air force Security Police would not automatically tell us how Thelbert (David) would do.

    Pensacola has its own police department so the Sheriff’s Department isn’t likely to bother you too badly no matter who is in office.

    David for learned students

  7. Law Student on August 31st, 2016 12:00 pm

    I feel silly having to state this, by Escambia County is doing with with David Morgan at the helm. I am not ready to see the city of Pensacola reduced to some strange police state. Although I believe Mr. Johnson whole heartedly wants to help the community and believes in his positions, Pensacola dosnt need an ex DEA agent as its Sherrif.

  8. K. in Cantonment on August 31st, 2016 11:46 am

    You can’t keep blaming the sheriff’s dept. for all the drug dealers, they do arrest them, but before the officers finish their paper work the system has let them back on the street, Why is it the people ask the Sheriff what are you going to do about all the young kids in the streets at night selling drugs etc. etc. Well for starters people they are your kids, it’s your place to keep them off the streets not the Sheriff’s Dept.

  9. George on August 31st, 2016 11:40 am

    The Russians must have hacked Escambia county’s voting machines. How else could Morgan have gotten reelected with the lousy job it sounds like he has done. I think he has done a good job. Would Johnson have been better? I do not know. I DO AGREE THAT MOST VOTERS HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THEY ARE REALLY VOTING FOR.

  10. Frank Cheney on August 31st, 2016 10:31 am

    What about the people that did not receive a sample ballot

  11. His own words on August 31st, 2016 9:01 am

    Didn’t sheriff Morgan in his own words say that if he was to ever run for a third time to not vote for him? That it would be stupid of him to run a 3rd time

  12. Beulah MIke on August 31st, 2016 9:01 am

    I too voted for Johnson, we need a fresh face in that office. Unless your name is Joe Arpaio, I believe a sheriff or any other elected official should not hold office for more than two terms.
    JJ. I disagree with you regarding Green St. and Mobile Hwy. I drive that through there twice a day and can assure you the drug dealers are still heavily working that area. I can only hope Morgan will take his blinders off and see the crime that is rampant in our county.

  13. EyeC on August 31st, 2016 8:57 am

    It appears that the fix was in. @EMD you have no clue as to what this man is. Ask deputies…ask people who have been victimized by Morgan. Escambia County gave the keys to the asylum to the head criminal. u-u

  14. David Huie Green on August 31st, 2016 8:33 am

    “Dan, who ever said the voters were smart.”

    If you had to be smart to vote, politicians would establish an IQ test which flunked anybody who opposed them.

    “You must have not had to call the sheriffs department for anything. They will put you on hold or not respond. ”

    I did and was only on hold for 17 minutes. (They did verify it wasn’t an emergency first, just a burglary, theft, forgery attempting to steal my money.) On the other hand, Santa Rosa County had me wait over an hour before I gave up for the day

    David for democratic republics
    and responsive public servants

  15. JJ on August 31st, 2016 8:19 am

    Y’all remember when Morgan had his show on BLAB TV, dogging McNesby about Mobile Hwy & Green St? He took David Craig and his camera out there and did video on that street corner, every week. He ran that show for over 2 years. His show was all about how McNesby was “letting drug dealers walk” all over that neighborhood. When, in reality, McNesby cleaned up that part of town with a concentration of successful enforcement. That block is still pretty much free of open drug dealing, thanks to McNesby, like him or not.

    Now, Morgan is dropping the ball on street dealing, like the area in Oakcrest, where the dealers literally stand in the middle of the road and stop traffic, trying to sell everyone meth.

    You people are wrong in re-electing this clown.

  16. JJ on August 31st, 2016 8:08 am

    Yea for Scott Lunsford! An honest, hard working public employee who has put in hard work and dedication!

    So glad that public govt leech Buck Lee lost. Wonder what he will run for, next!

  17. Road Scholar on August 31st, 2016 8:01 am

    @ Dan:

    You mention “several generations” etc. It would seem several generations of sheriffs, or, DEA agents would have solved this problem, long ago, unless this a “secret,” unreported by people who know about the activity. Maybe these people just don’t want to get involved. Hmmmm?

  18. Puddin from Beulah on August 31st, 2016 7:27 am

    The sad thing is that not only do we have the drug problems in Escambia County, the public will see more seasoned officers leaving the E.C. S. O. due to the current sheriff. The general public likes the sheriff because he is a great public speaker. That does not get the crime down in our communities. I worked for him and I know. How he runs his office. Believe me ehen I say this. Lord help us!

  19. Carolyn Bramblett on August 31st, 2016 6:32 am

    “Vapor” are you kidding? People are responsible for their own actions. Second and third generation drug dealers? People still do reproduce. Start documenting, video taping what is going on in your neighborhood.

  20. Dan on August 31st, 2016 4:23 am

    When the same neighborhoods have second and third generation drug dealers selling out of the same houses on the same street I think that is the sheriffs fault. If it’s not his fault then who do you blame

  21. molinoman on August 31st, 2016 12:33 am

    ugh, not Morgan again. *sigh* He cares nothing about the north end of the county. Oh well, this county will continue to creep up the list for highest crime rates in Florida.

  22. Mike on August 31st, 2016 12:21 am

    David Morgan really who did he pay off. I live in the country and it takes the police 20-30 min to get here. also see Barry’s back too really he’s so bad with communication we need people that care about all ends of the county not just places that have money and are convenient. If Morgan is willing to make more of an effort in the north end then that will be good but I doubt it. The little police station next to walnut hill community center is growing cob webs.

  23. ShadyStuff on August 30th, 2016 11:30 pm

    @EMD You must have not had to call the sheriffs department for anything. They will put you on hold or not respond. David Morgan has done nothing for this community. The crime is up and traffic is horrible. Drugs are running rampent, we need a change. From what I have researched many people have called the sheriffs departmant about crimes and nothing has come of it. Something has to change around here

  24. EMD on August 30th, 2016 10:41 pm

    I am so glad that David Morgan got re-elected. I think he is doing a good job. Like him better than any we’ve had the 40 years I’ve lived here. Not in the “good old boy” crowd. Or, at least what the others seem to be to me. I do not know them all personally. I have talked with Morgan a few times and like his heart. One does not have to be act all tough to be in charge of law enforcement. I wish more in this country had the heart and demeanor of David Morgan. I appreciate the job he is doing. I also have not heard of anything scandalous going on since he has been in charge. I know I do not know all that goes on. But, it is nice not to be hearing anything unsavory for a change.

  25. A Alex on August 30th, 2016 10:28 pm

    Dan, who ever said the voters were smart. Look at how they listen to the news to tell them who to vote for. Press is cramming Hillary down our throats and look at our current potus. PROOF ALONE THERE.

  26. Fr÷da on August 30th, 2016 10:27 pm

    I’m guessing not many people in Beulah have had to wait 18minutes for an officer to arrive for help.

  27. Vapor on August 30th, 2016 10:24 pm

    If you get hooked on drugs, or get killed buying drugs, it’s your fault, not the sheriff’s.

  28. Dan on August 30th, 2016 9:38 pm

    I can’t believe that the escambia county didn’t elect John Johnson. He had so much experience in narcotics. And we have had the same neighborhoods selling drugs ever year that Morgan has been in office unbelievable I hope it’s not your family member that gets hooked on dope or gets killed trying to buy it so sad the citizens don’t see what is right under their noses

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