The first batch of results are in for Sarasota County's primary election.
Supervisor Of Elections Kathy Dent will return for another term.
Dent has won the Supervisor Of Elections race against challenger County Commissioner Jon Thaxton, who decided to run for the office after As of 11 p.m., all 98 precincts have completely reported results in Sarasota County.
Because there is no Democrat challenger, the race was decided during the Aug. 14 primary.
Dent has received 74.53 percent of the vote, or 21,177 total votes. Thaxton received 25.47 percent of the votes, or 7,238 votes.
In the state attorney primary, Ed Brodsky held on against Peter Lombardo and will face Democrat John Terraco in the November General Election.
In other races here are your leaders so far:
State Attorney 12th Judicial Circuit
Ed Brodsky — 52.67 percent (27,814 votes)
U.S. Senator — Republican
Connie Mack — 58.66 percent (655,536 votes)
U.S. Senator — Democrat
Bill Nelson — 78.86 percent (681,805 votes)
County Commissioner District 5
Charles Hines — 58.86 percent (14,532 votes)
Charter Review Board District 1
Anthony "Tony" Sawyer — 47.53 percent (15,188 votes)
Charter Review Board District 2
Donna Barcomb — 70.02 percent (15,430 votes)
Charter Review Board District 3
Pat Wayman — 53.45 percent (17,019 votes)
Charter Review Board District 4
Mark Hawkins — 60.86 percent (18,858 votes)
Charter Review Board District 5
John Fellin — 53 percent (11,275 votes)
State Committeeman (Republican)
Christian Ziegler — 32.92 percent (7,181 votes)
State Committeewoman (Republican)
Linda Long — 40.84 percent (9,241 votes)
Precinct Committeeman For Precint 201 (Longboat Key — Republican)
John C. Brill — 19.14 percent (219 votes)
Precinct Committeewomanman For Precint 429 (Vamo/Venetian Park Estates — Republican)
Patricia MacCabe — 23.52 percent (183 votes)
Patricia May — 23.52 percent (183 votes)
As with any election, once the polls close, the results become the thing to see.
We want to make sure you have a simple way to find the results of your local races as they come in.
To view vote totals for your federal and judicial (including state attorney) races, visit the Florida Election Watch site.