Escambia County elections, 2000
Various county-wide offices, three of five Escambia County Commission seats, two of five ECUA Board seats, various Circuit Court judgeships, and two Escambia County School Board seats were contested in elections held in 2000. Primary elections were held on September 5, and the general election was held on November 7.
Incumbents are marked by (i).
Primary elections were held September 5. All voters were able to participate to some degree, due to the fact that nonpartisan races and referendums were on the ballot in additional the the Democratic and Republican party primaries.
|●DEM||Jim Lowman (i)||15,860||60.73%|
|●DEM||James E. Brooks||10,255||50.91%|
Republican candidate Ron McNesby was unopposed in the Republican primary and as such advanced automatically to the general election.
Democratic candidate Williemae Stanberry was unopposed in the Democratic primary and as such advanced automatically to the general election.
|●REP||W. D. Childers||3,697||62.91%|
As only Democrats, and no members of any other party, filed for this race, it was a universal primary, meaning the vote was open to voters of any party affiliation, and the race was decided by this primary.
|●DEM||Willie J. Junior (i)||5,894||68.57%|
|●DEM||Rita E. Jones||2,701||31.43%|
|●DEM||Larry Walker (i)||3,884||63.36%|
|●REP||Frank A. Montenes||1,469||24.72%|
|●REP||Jerry L. Webb, Sr.||692||11.65%|
|●REP||John B. Johnson||671||11.29%|
|●REP||Mary (Petty) Chirico||541||9.10%|
Incumbent Bobby Tronu (Democrat) was unopposed in the Democratic primary and as such advanced automatically to the general election.
Republican candidate Logan Fink was unopposed in the Republican primary and as such advanced automatically to the general election.
Incumbent Elvin McCorvey (Democrat) was unopposed in both the Democratic primary and the general election. As such, he was reelected by default.
The nonpartisan school board races are contested in primary elections. If any candidate in a race should fail to garner 50%+1 of the vote, the top two vote-getters proceed to a run-off held at the time of the general election.
|John DeWitt (i)||7,490||62.68%|
|Stephen M. Embry||4,459||37.32%|
|George E. White, Jr.||3,571||27.81%|
|Vanette Webb (i)||2,239||17.44%|
|Rex E. Blackburn||1,839||14.32|
|Stephen C. Lugg||546||4.25|
The general election was held November 7.
|●REP||Ron "Ronnie Mc" McNesby||59,190||39.27%|
|●DEM||Jim Lowman (i)||57,073||49.09%|