Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick Winner of the Florida Elementary
FORT Lauderdale, Florida (AP) – Healthcare executive Sheila Chervillos-McCormick maintained a five-vote lead in the final recount of the Democratic nomination in a Florida congressional race.
Final but unofficial results Friday showed Chervilos-McCormick accepted Dale Holness, Broward County Commissioner, for the party’s nomination in the US House of Representatives District 20. The Democratic primary earlier this month was a special election for the seat the late US Representative held for a long time. . Alice Hastings. Broward and Palm Beach County election officials certified the final vote after a machine and hand recount while waiting for ballots to arrive outside.
Chervillos-McCormick issued a statement declaring victory after the recount.