Apopka Election Results – Orange County Sheriff

first_img Jerry DemingsApopka Election Results –  The results of  local races of most interest to ApopkaOrange County Sheriff Demings bests Hopkins to remain Orange County SheriffWith 163 of 247 precincts reporting, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings won a big mandate by blasting challenger Spike Hopkins with 312,289 votes (66%) to Hopkins 163,981 votes (34%).“I want to thank you for your support and it will be an honor to serve as your Sheriff for another term. It has been my honor and privilege to serve as Orange County County Sheriff since 2008. As your Sheriff, I shall continue to provide the necessary expertise and continuing stability to provide proven and trusted leadership in the agency.”Sheriff Demings is a native of Orlando and the son of Freddie and Josephine Demings.   He is the youngest of five children and has a twin brother.  He is married to former Orlando Police Chief Valdez B. Demings who was appointed by Mayor Buddy Dyer in December 2007, as the first female Police Chief in the history of Orlando.  Sheriff Demings was also appointed as Orlando’s first black police chief in 1998, which makes him and his wife national history makers.  They have three sons, two of whom are also twins.  Their sons are graduates of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in Tallahassee. TAGSElection Day 2016 Previous articleApopka Election Results – Congressional District 10Next articleApopka Election Results – Florida House District 31 Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom last_img

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