Roby, Marshall win in primary run off

Published 9:44 pm Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Escambia County voters selected Twinkle Cavanaugh to run as the republican for the lieutenant governor’s race this fall with 65.62 percent of the vote after a primary runoff election today, according to the Alabama Secretary of State’s website.

For attorney general, the county voted in favor of Steve Marshall with 55.93 percent of the vote, compared to Troy King’s 44.07 percent.

Sarah Stewart was selected for the associate justice of the supreme court place 1 slot with 67.55 percent of the vote from the county; Rick Pate won Escambia County with 57.97 percent of the vote; Michelle Thomason won the county with 59.59 percent of the vote; and Rich Anderson claimed the court of criminal appeals judge place 2 county vote over Chris McCool with 60.54 percent of the vote.

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With 63 of 67 counties reporting, here are the results of a few statewide races. For the complete results, visit

U.S. Representative District 2

• Bobby Bright — 32.05 percent

• Martha Roby — 67.95 percent

Lieutenant Governor

• Will Ainsworth — 51.72 percent

• Twinkle Cavanaugh — 48.28 percent

Attorney General

• Troy King — 38.24 percent

• Steve Marshall — 61.76 percent

Commissioner of Agriculture

• Gerald Dial — 43.28 percent

• Rick Pate — 56.72 percent