Once again, former Sheriff Ron McNesby and the good old boys of county politics got their butts beat by Sheriff David Morgan. who earned a huge victory over former McNesby campaign manager Rex Blackburn.
Morgan beat McNesby in GOP 2016 primary, 61%-15%, McNesby-supported John Powell in the GOP 2012 primary, 77%-23%, and McNesby in the GOP 2008 primary, 57%-43%.
District 3 Commissioner Lumon May won his second term with a similar mandate:
Across the county, other incumbents won their races:
Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas -65%
District 2 Vicki H. Campbell 97%
District 3 Elvin McCorvey 64%
District 5 Larry Walker 78%
Pensacola City Council
District 1 P.C. Wu 60%
District 2 Jewel Cannada-Wynn 59%
In the races without incumbents, Republicans won:
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The lone incumbent to lose was Century Mayor Freddie W. McCall, who lost to Henry Hawkins by 107 votes, 337-230.