THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:
ELECTION CENTRAL ..... AUGUST 14, 2012 .... PRIMARY RESULTS .....
EARLY VOTING NUMBERS & ABSENTEE BALLOTS HAVE NOW BEEN POSTED AND HERE THEY ARE. JUDGES LOBREE AND LUNDY THOMAS MAY NEED TO DUST OFF THEIR RESUMES.
HERE IS YOUR 9:00 PM UPDATE. CLOSEST RACE IS JUDGE PANDO V. GONZALEZ. JUDGE WOLFSON IS 102 VOTES ABOVE A RUNOFF. THAT WILL BE THE LATEST ONE TO CALL BY THE END OF THE NIGHT.
HERE IS YOUR 10:00 PM UPDATE. PERCENTAGES ONLY EXCEPT WHERE CLOSE (NO LINE-THRUS-TAKES TOO LONG). JUDGE LUNDY THOMAS AND JUDGE COHN ARE BOTH RUNNING BARELY AHEAD AT THE MOMENT. DON'T HANG UP THAT ROBE JUST YET.
FINAL NUMBERS ARE IN. CONGRATS TO THE WINNERS WHO APPEAR IN BOLD AND BLUE BELOW.
In January we welcome three new Circuit Court Judges: Verde, Santovenia, & Pooler; and four new County Court Judges: Gonzalez, Barakat, Cuesta & Brinkley. (All seven, by the way, are women).
Also of Note:
Mike Satz wins primary and faces Rep. Jim Lewis in November.
Our good friend and former Dade ASA Cathy Vogel wins primary beating incumbent State Attorney in Monroe County and faces Rep. Mark Kohl in November. Way too go Cathy!
Jeff Ashton, he of the losing side of the Caylee Lee Anthony trial beats incumbent State Attorney Lawson Lamar and is your new State Attorney.
Dale Ross is still a Judge in Broward.
Julio Gonzalez won 34% of the vote and will be in a run-off with Laurie Wilson who won 27% for Circuit Court seat. Two other candidates collected the other 39% of the vote.
Judge Diaz in Broward got 49.64% and will be in a runoff with Roshawn Banks (27.94%). Diaz needed 718 more votes to have avoided a run-off.
Judge Terri-Ann Miller was re-elected.
Katherine F. Rundle - 60%
Rod Vereen - 40%
Judge David Miller - 62%
Mauricio Padilla - 38%
Robert Coppel - 93,227 - 49%
Maria Verde - 98,661 - 51%
Alex Jimenez Labora - 90,027 - 49%
Maria Santovenia - 95,298 - 51%
Victor De Yurre - 43%
Teresa Pooler - 57%
Frank Hernandez - 44%
Judge Patricia Marino-Pedraza - 56%
Diana Gonzalez - 95,523 - 51%
Judge Ana Maria Pando - 92,605 - 49%
Michelle Alvarez Barakat - 71%
Judge Fleur Lobree - 29%
Arthur Spiegel - 46,018 - 24%
Greer Elaine Wallace - 51,720 - 27% (R)
Judge Andrea Wolfson - 90,978 - 48% (R)
Ivonne Cuesta - 67%
Jacci Seskin - 33%
Tanya Brinkley - 61%
Enrique Yabor - 39%
John Rodriguez - 94,685 - 50%
Judge Teretha L. Thomas - 95,943 - 50%
Lourdes Cambo - 90,981 - 49%
Judge Don Cohn - 94,870 - 51%
That is the line-up in Miami-Dade County. We should have early voting results very soon. We will keep you updated during the evening.
CAPTAIN OUT .....