OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — The polls open at 7 a.m. for the November 8 General Election. There are 7 local races in Okaloosa County Florida.

  • State Senator District 1: Precincts 1-4, 9, 12, 13 as well as parts of 5, 6, and 11.
    • Doug Braxton
    • Charlie Nichols
  • State Senator District 2: Precincts 7, 8, 10, 14-52 as well as parts of 5, 6 and 11.
    • Jay Trumbull
    • Carolynn Zonia
  • State Representative District 3: Precincts 1, 2, 5, 6, 51 as well as parts of 3, 4, 7, 8, and 13
    • Joel Rudman
    • Write-in
  • The Crestview City Council Precinct 1: Parts of Okaloosa Co. precincts 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 45, 52
    • Joe Blocker
    • Shannon D. Hayes
    • Thara M. Larkins
  • The City of Destin Mayor Race: Precincts 20, 35, 44, 50
    • Rodney Braden
    • Bobby Wagner
  • The Special Deannexation Referendum for Laurel Hill: Residents of Laurel Hill in deannexation district
    • Vote FOR or AGAINST 176.68 acres to be removed from the official Laurel Hill city limits to become unincorporated Okaloosa County property.
  • The Special Referendum for North Okaloosa Fire District: Precincts 3, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 45, 51, 52
    • Vote FOR or AGAINST a $0.30 new residential construction and a $0.40 new commercial construction fire district impact fee to be used for capital goods in the fire district.

Early voting numbers for the 2022 General Election shows 31.98% with 46,049 votes out of 144,014 registered.

In comparison, the 2018 General Election reported a 62.5% voter turnout with 84,723 votes out of the 135,563 registered. The 2020 Presidential General Election 78.24% with
117,124 votes out of 149,700 registered.

WKRG News 5 will be watching the local races with the unofficial results posted Tuesday night.

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