Decision Apopka 2018

Over 476,000 Orange County voters cast their ballots in early voting, by mail-in ballots, and in person today in the 2018 elections. Almost 60% of the electorate voted, compared to 46% in the 2014 midterms.

Here are the results in the elections most key to Apopka voters:

Orange County Commission District 2: Moore defeats Rumph

Christine Moore

The Apopka Voice is projecting that Apopka resident and current Orange County School Board member Christine Moore will defeat Patricia Rumpf in the Orange County Commission District 2 election. Moore has with 37,855 votes (55.15%), while Rumph has 30,786 votes (44.85%). This projection is made with 39 of 40 precincts reporting.

Orange County Public School Board District 7: Byrd routs Schwalbach

Melissa Byrd

The Apopka Voice is projecting that Apopka resident Melissa Byrd will win the District 7 Orange County School Board election over Eric Schwalbach. Byrd received 38,655 votes (63.25%), while  Schwalbach received 22,456 (36.75%). This projection is made with 33 of 34 precincts reporting.

Florida House District 31: Sullivan wins a third term in Legislature

Jennifer Sullivan

Republican incumbent Jennifer Sullivan won a convincing victory and a third term in the State House District 31 race in overwhelming fashion, defeating Democratic challenger Debra Kaplan with 45,517 votes (61%). Kaplan received 28,907 votes (39%).

This is a breaking news story and will be updated with more details in upcoming articles in The Apopka Voice.


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