BROOKSVILLE — A total of 250 people cast ballots at Thursday’s Politics in the Park straw poll.
The greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce released the results Friday morning and here are the winners:
Florida Governor: Republican Rick Scott
U.S. Representative: Republican Richard Nugent
State Representative: Republican Blaise Ingoglia
County Commissioner District 2: Democrat Jimmy Lodato
County Commissioner District 4: Republican Jeff Holcomb
Circuit Judge, 5th Judicial Circuit: Bo Samargya
School Board District 1: Mark Johnson
School Board District 3: Beth Narverud
School District 5: Robert Neuhausen
Brooksville Council seat 4: Betty Erhard
Tyler Stapleton, co-chair for this year’s event, said 450 to 500 people attended Politics in the Park, held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Spring Hill.
Stapleton said he was pleased with the attendance and the overall event.
“We are looking forward to expanding the event even further in two years,” said Stapleton, adding that the chamber would consider a larger venue, such as a school.