Whitmore, Servia, Bellamy win county commission races

Elections Whitmore
Re-elected County Commissioner Carol Whitmore spent election day waving signs with her supporters. - Carol Whitmore | Submitted

Updated Nov. 6, 10:33 p.m. MANATEE COUNTY – Manatee County voters, including those on Anna Maria Island, re-elected incumbent District 6 at-large County Commissioner Carol Whitmore to another four-year term.

County voters also elected Misty Servia in the District 4 race and Reggie Bellamy in the District 2 race.

Whitmore, a Holmes Beach resident and former Holmes Beach Mayor, received 98,214 votes (63.36 percent) and her challenger Candace Luther received 56,797 votes (36.64 percent).

In the District 4 race, Servia received 11,590 votes (52.08 percent) and Melton Little received 10,663 votes (47.92 percent).

In the District 2 race, Bellamy received 10,583 votes (58.27 percent) and Dimitrie Denis received 7,580 votes (41.73 percent).  

In the lone remaining Manatee County School Board race, Scott Hopes defeated Joe Stokes. Hopes received 70,386 votes (51.62 percent) and Stokes received 65,957 votes (48.38 percent).  

Countywide voter turnout was 67.13 percent.