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Robert D. Bender
Escambia County
Supervisor of Elections

News Release- Century Special Election


Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David H. Stafford announces the candidates for the special election in the Town of Century.

Qualified Candidates Council Seat 2: 
Luis Gomez, Jr.
Kevin Stead

Qualified Candidate Council Seat 3: 
Benjamin D. Boutwell

Based on the number of candidates who have qualified, there will only be one election – February 28, 2017. Since there is only one candidate in the Council Seat 3 contest, the ballot will only have the Council Seat 2 race on the ballot.

Registration book closing for the February 28 election will be on January 30. New voter registration applications need to be postmarked or submitted to a voter registration agency by close of business on January 30.

Anyone who wishes to request a vote-by-mail ballot should visit and click “Vote by Mail”, or contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at 595-3900. The deadline to request a vote-by-mail ballot for the election is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22. To track your vote-by-mail ballot, visit and click “Track My Ballot.”

For additional information, please visit

Published on January 24, 2017
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