WOKV You Decide 2014
The latest local stories and results from the Florida Primary
The race for House District 15 is over. After a manual recount, election leaders said Jay Fant defeated Paul Renner by two votes in the Florida Primary election.
Republican political newcomer Glo Smith says her work is really just beginning. She won the Republican primary and will now try to take Florida’s 5th Congressional District from Democrat Corrine Brown, who has held it since 1993.
We expected it to be a tight race, and it didn’t disappoint. Just three votes separate Jay Fant and Paul Renner with all precincts, absentee ballots and provisional ballots counted- that's .
Clay County reports a “somewhat light” turnout in absentee and early voting for the 2014 primaries, but Supervisor of Elections Chris Chambliss says he still hopes for a strong turnout.
Around 20% of eligible voters are expected to vote in today's Florida Primary. Getting voters to the polls on a non-Presidential primary election day is traditionally a challenge, and one that Duval and other NE Florida counties are seeing again this year.