The earliest Connie Mack IV will address reporters is 9 pm. This is subject to change. -Alex Sanz, NewsChannel 5
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Sheriff Deryl Loar took a 10 percentage-point lead over challenger Bill McMullen in the early voting and absentee ballots results released shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Polls closed across Indian River County at 7. Loar is seeking his second term and collected 55 percent of 15,421 ballots cast prior to Tuesday in his race. McMullen collected 45 percent.
Both men are Republicans, but the Sheriff's race was open to all voters because no other party candidates filed to compete. Reported by tcpalm.com
NewsChannel 5's Katie LaGrone reports: According to the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections of the total 842,501 registered voters in Palm Beach County- - 2.63% or 22,165 were absentee
- 1.87% or 15,741 were early voters.
11 of 31 precincts complete in Martin County. Allen West with commanding lead, NewsChannel 5's Jon Shainman reports.
BULLETIN (AP) -- Tom Rooney, GOP, nominated U.S. House, District 17, Florida.
BULLETIN (AP) -- Ander Crenshaw, GOP, nominated U.S. House, District 4, Florida.
There might be a problem with the numbers on the St. Lucie County website.
STUART — With about half of the vote tallied at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, challenger Laurie Gaylord had a nearly two-to-one lead over incumbent Nancy Kline in the race for superintendent of Martin County schools. -tcpalm.com
BULLETIN (AP) -- Allen West, GOP, nominated U.S. House, District 18, Florida.
MIAMI (AP) -- Fla. Sen. Bill Nelson, GOP challenger Connie Mack easily win primary races; will meet in Nov.