Albritton, D’Olive headed for runoff

Published 8:40 am Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Two Republican Party candidates appear headed for a runoff in Alabama State Senate District 22.

At press time, with 64 percent of all precincts in District 22 reporting, Greg Albritton had 32 percent of the vote district-wide, while Harry D’Olive had 31 percent. Stephen Sexton had 17 percent, Danny Joyner had 11 percent and Jeff Peacock had 9 percent.

Voters in Escambia County overwhelmingly went for Albritton as well. Albritton finished with 951 votes in the county, or 46.28 percent. Joyner was second with 542 votes, or 26.37 percent.
Sexton got 238 votes (11.58 percent), Peacock got 213 votes (10.36 percent) and D’Olive got 111 votes (5.40 percent).

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Some of the results for Escambia County voters in other state races include:

• Republican governor — Robert Bentley (92 percent).

• Republican lieutenant governor — Kay Ivey (75 percent).

• Democratic governor — Parker Griffith (67 percent).