Election

Jackson elected sheriff
Voters also elect Baker, Wallace, Stewart By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Heath Jackson tried three times to earn the badge worn by veteran Escambia County Sheriff Grover Smith. He came up short the first two times, but the third was the charm. With Smith deciding to not seek another term, Jackson challenged Chief Deputy Mike Lambert, who has served as the former sheriff’s right-hand man for the past 10…
Jackson will be next sheriff; Stewart takes White’s commission seat
Latest (unofficial) election returns from the Alabama Secretary of State Office: Local (100% of boxes reporting) ESCAMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF Heath Jackson — 6,426 Mike Lambert — 5,693 ESCAMBIA BOE, District 7 Coleman Wallace — 958 Amanda “Mandi” Thompson — 341 ESCAMBIA CO. COMMISSION, District 3 Scottie Stewart — 1,510 Larry White — 1,201 Statewide (26 of 67 counties reporting): GOVERNOR Kay Ivey — 220,542 (Projected winner) Walt Maddox — 125,721…
Election update: Jackson still leads sheriff’s race
UPDATED 9:38 p.m. (District 3 Commission race corrected) Latest election returns from the Alabama Secretary of State Office: ESCAMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF Heath Jackson — 4,273 Mike Lambert — 2,997 ESCAMBIA BOE, District 7 Coleman Wallace — 17 Amanda “Mandi” Thompson — 10 ESCAMBIA CO. COMMISSION, District 3 Scottie Stewart — 1,192 Larry White — 996 Statewide (21 of 67 counties reporting): GOVERNOR Kay Ivey — 162,525 (Projected winner) Walt Maddox…
Jackson still holds lead in sheriff’s race; amendments passing
UPDATED 9:23 p.m. Latest election returns from the Alabama Secretary of State Office: ESCAMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF Heath Jackson — 4,273 Mike Lambert — 2,997 ESCAMBIA BOE, District 7 Coleman Wallace — 17 Amanda “Mandi” Thompson — 10 ESCAMBIA CO. COMMISSION, District 3 Larry White — 1,192 Scottie Stewart — 996 Statewide (19 of 67 counties reporting): GOVERNOR Kay Ivey — 139,133 (Projected winner) Walt Maddox — 73,439 ATTORNEY GENERAL Steve…
Jackson holds early lead in sheriff’s race
Escambia Co., Fla. deputy sheriff Heath Jackson held a 70-vote lead over Escambia Co., Ala. Chief Deputy Mike Lambert in early returns posted on the Alabama Secretary of State website.   Jackson held a 240-170 lead over Lambert in the first local vote totals reported.   District 7 BOE member Coleman Wallace led Independent challenger Amanda “Mandi” Thompson by a 17-10 margin.