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Holmes County Election Results Announced

PANAMA CITY Fla. -  4 races and 14 candidates in total made up this year's primary elections in Holmes County.

For the county commission seats, Brandon Newsom won for district 2 and Earl Stafford won for district 4. 

For school board district 5, Leesa Lee is the winner. News 13 spoke with her after the announcement and she said, "I am in shock and elated. I am very very happy. I know the results are unofficial and of course we'll wait on the official results but I love Holmes County. I love my students and I want to do my best for every student in the county."

There was another school board race was for district 1. Five candidates ran in that race.

Unofficially Kaci Howell Johnson had the most votes, but did not get 50% plus one. As a result the top 2 will move on to the general election in November.

Supervisor of elections Debbie Morris says there could be a recount to see who came in second.


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