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Who won what in the Aug. 30 election

Yesterday was a big deal local election. Some of the races ended last night, others are headed for a runoff or the general election. The New Tropic gathered all the results of races featured in our voter guide below.

Most of the results are as of 5:30 a.m. on Aug. 31, but a few were updated at 11 a.m. The full results can be found here. We rounded vote percentages to the nearest whole, and linked to our profiles of the candidates when we had them. 

Miami-Dade County Mayor

Current Mayor Carlos Gimenez got the most votes (about 48 percent, as of 10 p.m.), but he didn’t top 50 percent, so he and second-place finisher Raquel Regalado (32 percent) are headed to a runoff in November. 

Miami-Dade County Commission

District 11

Joe Martinez (70 percent)

District 9

Dennis Moss (Incumbent, 74 percent)

District 7

Xavier Suarez (Incumbent, 72 percent)

U.S. Senate

Republican

Marco Rubio (Incumbent, a whopping 89 percent of the vote)

Democrat

Patrick Murphy (with 60 percent)

Libertarian

Paul Stanton (with 66 percent, he beat Augustus Invictus, who had that goat sacrifice thing weighing on him)

Now all three will go head to head in the November general election.

U.S. House

Note: We only listed races with challengers. Some seats had only one candidate for the party, so there was no vote to be had in the primary. 

District 23

Republican

Joseph Kaufman (59 percent)

Democrat

Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Incumbent, 61 percent)

District 24

Democrat

Frederica Wilson (Incumbent, 79 percent. We would have missed those hats.)

District 26

Democrat

Joe Garcia (52 percent)

District 27

Republican

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Incumbent, 81 percent)

Democrat

Scott Fuhrman (59 percent)

State Senate

Note: These were party primary races. We only listed them here if there was a race for the party’s candidacy. Some of these candidates will face a challenger in the opposing party in November. 

District 38

State Rep. Daphne Campbell (31 percent)

Former Sen. Gwen Margolis vacated this seat unexpectedly earlier this year, after making derogatory comments about her opponents. She was the longest-serving state senator in Florida at that point and her abrupt departure left the seat wide open. It was a contentious race. 

District 40

State Sen. Dwight Bullard (Incumbent, 49 percent)

State House

Note: These were party primary races. We only listed them here if there was a race for the party’s candidacy. Some of these candidates will face a challenger in the opposing party in November. 

District 107 (Universal, both parties)

Barbara Watson (Incumbent, 65 percent)

District 108 (Universal, both parties)

Roy Hardemon (22 percent)

District 112

Republican

Rosa Maria ‘Rosy’ Palomino (61 percent)

Democrat

Nicholas X. Duran (72 percent)

District 113 (Democrat)

David Richardson (Incumbent, 77 percent)

District 114 (Democrat)

Daisy J. Baez (84 percent)

District 115 (Democrat)

Jeffrey Doc Solomon (66 percent)

District 118 (Republican)

David Rivera (36 percent)

Solar Amendment

74 percent of you said yes to tax breaks for businesses that use solar panels or other renewable energy. Here comes the sun!

Miami-Dade County School Board

District 1

Headed to a runoff, with a narrow lead for Wilbert T. “Tee” Holloway 

District  6

Headed to a runoff, with Maria Teresa ‘Mari Tere’ Rojas in the lead

District 7

Lubby Navarro (Incumbent, 79 percent)

Judges

Circuit Court

Group 9

Marcia Del Rey (52 percent)

Group 34

Headed to a runoff, with Mark Blumstein leading at 29 percent

Group 52

Headed to a runoff, with Carol “Jody” Breece leading at 40 percent

Group 66

Robert Joshua Luck (54 percent)

Group 74

George “Jorge” Sarduy (56 percent)

County Court

Group 5

Not clear as of publication time

Group 7

Ed Newman (52 percent)

Group 15

Linda Luce (64 percent)

Group 35

Wendell Graham (57 percent)