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Posted: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 7:13 pm | Updated: 10:30 pm, Tue Oct 6, 2015.

 10:20 p.m.

 With 22 of 22 precincts reporting incumbent Jeff Porter overwhelmingly won in the polls against his challengers. Larry Roth received over 50 percent in the Seat #3 race.

 Only 1,700 voters decided this election. Of the 24,120 registered voters, that represents 7.05%.

In the Mayoral Race:

Incumbent Jeff Porter had 73.79% (1,236 Votes)

Ramiro Orta had 15.58% (261 Votes)

Stephen McDuffie had 10.63% (178 Votes)

For Seat #3:

Larry Roth had 58.19% (970 Votes)

Mervin Waldman 24.78% (413 Votes)

Willie Wamble 17.04% (284 Votes)

8:20 p.m.

 While we wait for the results, here is what the candidates raised and spent during the primary election.

 All numbers as of the 9/25/2015 report.

 For Mayor:

 Jeff Porter

 Raised 38, 400.

Spent 29, 738. 35

Ramiro Orta

 Raised 6,090.00

Spent 4, 751.53

Stephen McDuffie

Raised 3,619.00

Spent 3,428.89

Seat #3

Larry Roth

raised 23,854.83

spent 17,662.90

Mervin Waldman

Raised 23,200.00

Spent 8,136.02

Willie Wamble (as of 9/4/15)

 Raised 2,100.00

Spent 1,065.30

8:00 p.m.

 

Numbers have moved a little. According to Miami-Dade elections 16 of 22 precincts have completely reported while 5 of 22 early voting numbers are in.

In the Mayoral Race:

Incumbent Jeff Porter had 73.68% (1,142 Votes)

Ramiro Orta had 15.81% (245 Votes)

Stephen McDuffie had 10.52% (163 Votes)

For Seat #3:

Larry Roth had 59.00% (911 Votes)

Mervin Waldman 24.03% (371 Votes)

Willie Wamble 16.97% (262 Votes)

7:30 p.m.:

In early voting only 1,058 ballots were cast either in person or via absentee ballot. Of the 24,120 registered voters in Homestead, this adds up to a 4.39% voter turnout. 

7:10 p.m.:

As polls closed, Miami-Dade Elections gave out the results from early votes and absentee ballots for 19 of 22 precincts. Here are the early numbers.

In the Mayoral Race:

Incumbent Jeff Porter had 72.81% (763 Votes)

Ramiro Orta had 16.03%  (168 Votes)

Stephen McDuffie had 11.16% (117 Votes)

For Seat #3:

Larry Roth had 62.66 % (651 Votes)

Mervin Waldman 21.66% (225 Votes)

Willie Wamble 15.69% (163 Votes)

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