Three Incumbent Mayors Keep Their Seats In Volusia County


DeLand, FL - The unofficial results of today's (August 18) primary election sees three Volusia County mayors keeping their seats. Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry just missed being in a runoff with challenger Ken Strickland. Henry got 50.1 percent of the vote, while Strickland had 31.2 percent and newcomer Sherrise Boyd ended with 18.7 percent.

Port Orange Mayor Don Burnett also had two challengers but he's the clear winner with 54.8 percent of the vote. Sarah Jones received 32.8 percent and Derek LaMontagne had 12.4 percent of the vote.

In South Daytona, Mayor William "Bill" Hall topped challenger Nancy Long with 58.1 percent of the vote. Also in South Daytona, incumbent Council Seat 4 Ralph Schoenherr lost his bid for re-election to Eric Sander, who had 55.4 percent of the vote.

In the race for Volusia County Council Chair, it looks like there will be a runoff election between newcomer Jeff Brower, who received 44.8 percent to former District 3 Council member Deb Denys with 40.4 percent. The other candidate, Gerard Witman, had 14.9 percent of the vote.

Another County Council  contest for Denys vacated District 3 seat was won by Danny Robins, who received 55.5 percent of the vote, with Gary Conroy getting 35.4 percent and Johan “John” D’Hondt receiving 9.1 percent.

You can see all of the results in Volusia County at 

You can also see Flagler County's results by visiting  As of 10 p.m. today (August 18) some results are inconclusive.

Daytona Beach, Port Orange, South Daytona


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