59 percent of voters in Escambia County turned out for election

Published 10:09 am Wednesday, November 4, 2020

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Some 59 percent of Escambia County, Ala. voters turned out for the 2020 General Election on Nov. 3.

Escambia County Chief Clerk Natalie Rodgers said this morning that 15,907 total votes were cast, not including the provisional ballots. The provisional ballots will be counted next week.

Rodgers said exactly 58.52 percent of registered voters turned out for the election.

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Seven-thousand-seven-hundred-and-forty voters selected the Republican straight party ticket. More than 3,990 selected the Democratic ticket.

A breakdown by contested race follows:

President and Vice President

Joseph Biden/Kamala Harris – 4,894

Donald Trump/Mike Pence – 10,844

Jo Jorgensen – 94

United States Senator

Doug Jones (I) – 5,392

Tommy Tuberville – 10,401

United States Representative District 1

James Averhart – 4,976

Jerry Carl – 10,674

President Public Service Commission

Laura Casey – 5,003

Twinkle Cavanaugh – 10,452

Board of Education

Tom Holmes – 4,894

Jackie Zeigler – 10,524

Additionally, county voters voted yes on statewide amendments 1-6, along with the local amendment.