Here is the legend:
- Highlighted in yellow are Post endorsements for candidates who won.
- Names in bold red are those who were endorsed by the Post but DID NOT WIN the election.
† = City election (5 total) did not receive an endorsement from the Post editorial board.
Note: Percentages below are rounded off.
The score for the Post editorial board thus far, prior to run-offs: 54%. The picks in Greenacres (0 of 2) and Highland Beach (0 of 3) didn’t help.
Without further ado, the results:
—Steve B. Wilson (88%) defeated Yousef Muslet
—Mayor: Susan Haynie (55%)
—Council Seat A: Scott Singer (71%)
—Council Seat B: Andrea Levine O’Rourke (48%)
—Commission Dist. 2: Mack McCray endorsed by Post (47%), run-off with James “Jim” Devoursney (38%)
—Commission Seat 2: Jim Chard (56%)
—Commission Seat 4: Shirley Johnson (64%)
—Mayor: Jonathan G. Pearce (45%); lost to Joel Flores (55%)
—Council Dist. 5, three candidates: Michael Albert (20%); lost to Paula Bousquet (53%)
—Town Commission (vote for 5 candidates out of 7): Winners are Paul A. Lyons, Jr., Scott W. Morgan, Joan K. Orthwein, Thomas M. Stanley, and Donna S. White
—Mayor: Ron Brown (45%); lost to Carl Feldman (55%)
—Commission (3 candidates): Melissa Ebbs (43%); winner is Elyse Riesa (48%)
—Commission: Barry Donaldson (46%); lost to Rhoda Zelniker (54%)
—Mayor: Michael C. Brown (58%)
—Council Dist. 1: Wayne R. Posner (54%)
*—Council Dist. 2: Ben Klug (40%), run-off on 3/28 with Ron DeLaney (49%)
LAKE CLARKE SHORES
—Council Group II: Paul R. Shalhoub (64%)
—Mayor: Michael O’Rourke (64%)
—Commission: Roger Michaud (45%)
—Commission Dist. 2 (3 candidates): Omari Hardy (51%)
—Commission Dist. 4 (3 candidates): Maryann Polizzi (38%); lost to Herman Robinson (52%)
—Council Group 3: Tom Deringer (50%); lost by 2 votes to Edward Paul Shropshire
—Council Group 4: Philip J. Aridas (57%)
—David DeMarois (52%) defeated Tom Goltzene
NORTH PALM BEACH
—Council Group 2: Susan Tiedemann Bickel (76%)
Commission (vote for 2 in 4 candidate race):
—Don Magruder came in first (36%)
—Nan Yablong came in third (19%); lost to James A. Bonfiglio (28%)
PALM BEACH GARDENS
—Council Group 1: Mark T. Marciano (66%)
—Council Group 3: Matthew Jay Lane (50%)
*—Council Group 5: Rachelle Litt (37%); in run-off with Joseph R. Russo (34%)
—Council District 1: Dawn Marie Cox (55%) defeated Douglas Gunther
ROYAL PALM BEACH
—Council Seat 2: Dave Swift (50%)
—Council Seat 4: Renatta Adan-Espinoza (29%); lost to Jan Rodusky (71%)
—Seat 3: Taranza McKelvin (52%) defeated Betty Barnard
Use this link to see how the Post editorial board did in the November 2016 elections.