Vote Results: 2016 General Election

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Local results: Check below for results of Polk County elections, including countywide races/ballot issues and legislative races for seats representing Lakeland and nearby areas. Polk turnout was 70.79 percent.

Polk precincts counted: 167 out of 167; totals include mail and early voting

School Board, District 1
Hunt Berryman 91,690 39.7%
 x Billy Townsend 139,231 60.3%
School Board, District 4
Sara Beth Reynolds 115,697 50.1%
Becky Troutman 115,232 49.9%
County Commission, District 5
 x John Hall, R 149,404 57.6%
Carol Castagnero, D 109,885 42.4%
Indigent Care Sales Tax
 x Yes 187,951 69.3%
No 83,221 30.7%
Soil and Water Conservation District
William “Bill DeHart 104,289 49.8%
Brian Dockery 104,963 50.2%
Public Defender
 Includes Highlands and Hardee results
 x Rex Dimmig, R 180,824 58.0%
Flora “Tonya” Stewart, D 130,977 42.0%
U.S. House, District 15 | map
 x Dennis Ross, R 182,498 57.5%
Jim Lange, D 134,945 42.5%
Includes Hillsborough results
State Senate, District 22 | map
 x Kelli Stargel, R 116,253 53.5%
Debra S. Wright, D 100,984 46.5%
Includes Lake results
State House, District 39 | map
 x Neil Combee, R 46,353 62.2%
Vincent Sims, D 28,117 37.8%
Includes Osceola results
State House, District 40 | map
 x Colleen Burton, R 39,660 59.5%
Shandale Terrell, D 27,003 40.5%
State House, District 41 | map
 x Sam Killebrew, R 38,842 52.8%
Bob Doyel, D 34,677 47.2%
State House, District 56 | map
 x Ben Albritton, R 36,359 64.8%
David Poulin, D 19,789 35.2%
Includes Hardee and DeSoto results