59% participated in election Nov. 3
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 Nov. 4 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.
Seven-thousand-seven-hundred-and-forty voters selected the Republican straight party ticket. More than 3,990 selected the Democratic ticket.
Some four days later, the Associated Press and other media outlets projected that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won the presidential election, outpacing incumbents President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence 279-214.
Trump is slated to challenge the results.
According to reports, some 67 percent of voters turned out for the General Election.
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.