2022 Pensacola mayoral election
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Incumbent Mayor

Grover C. Robinson IV
Republican



The 2022 Pensacola mayoral election took place on August 23, 2022, to elect the mayor of Pensacola. Local Entrepreneur and businessman D.C. Reeves was elected during the primary by earning the majority, 7,680 votes (51.13%), against three opponents, Jewell Cannada-Wynn, Sherri Myers and Steven Sharp. Because Reeves earned the majority in the primary, there will be no runoff on November 8 and Reeves will take office on November 22 when Incumbent Mayor Grover C. Robinson IV will step down after one term.[1] At age 38, Reeves will become the youngest Pensacolian to hold the office in 101 years.[2]

Candidates

Endorsements

Steve Sharp
D. C. Reeves

Debates

On March 15, 2022, the East Hill Neighborhood Association hosted a forum with candidates Cannada-Wynn, Hillburn, Horton, Reeves, and Sharp.[24]

On May 26, 2022, Women for Responsible Legislation hosted a forum with candidates Cannada-Wynn, Myers, Reeves, and Sharp.[25]

Results

2022 Pensacola mayoral primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Nonpartisan D. C. Reeves 7,680 51.13%
Nonpartisan Steve Sharp 2,407 16.02%
Nonpartisan Jewel Cannada-Wynn 3,000 19.97%
Nonpartisan Sherri Myers 1,935 12.88%
Total votes 15,022 100.0%

See also

References

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  2. ^ "Mayor-Elect D.C. Reeves Announces Transition Team Lead". The Pulse. 2022-08-25. Retrieved 2022-11-02.
  3. ^ "About D.C. Reeves – DC Reeves for Mayor of Pensacola". Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  4. ^ Little, Jim. "Perfect Plain Brewing Co. owner D.C. Reeves files to run for mayor of Pensacola". Pensacola News Journal. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  5. ^ "News". EscambiaVotes. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  6. ^ Kennedy, Emma. "Former Pensacola City Councilwoman Jewel Cannada-Wynn pre-files for mayor seat". Pensacola News Journal. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
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  10. ^ "Candidate Reports". www.voterfocus.com. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  11. ^ Journal, Pensacola News. "Meet the candidates running for Pensacola mayor, City Council District 2 and county judge". Pensacola News Journal. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  12. ^ "LinkedIn".
  13. ^ "News". EscambiaVotes. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  14. ^ "News". EscambiaVotes. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  15. ^ WEAR Staff (2021-08-03). "Former Sheriff Morgan withdraws from Pensacola mayoral race". WEAR. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  16. ^ "Sherri F. Myers | City of Pensacola, Florida Official Website". www.cityofpensacola.com. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  17. ^ Little, Jim. "Pensacola Councilwoman Sherri Myers looks to 'leave no one behind' as she runs for mayor". Pensacola News Journal. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  18. ^ "News". EscambiaVotes. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  19. ^ "Candidate Reports". www.voterfocus.com. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  20. ^ "News". EscambiaVotes. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  21. ^ "Steve Sharp for Mayor of Pensacola". www.stevesharpformayor.com. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  22. ^ "News". EscambiaVotes. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  23. ^ Little, Jim. "Former ECSO Deputy Steven Sharp files to run for mayor of Pensacola". Pensacola News Journal. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  24. ^ Journal, Pensacola News. "Meet the candidates running for Pensacola mayor, City Council District 2 and county judge". Pensacola News Journal. Retrieved 2022-05-31.
  25. ^ Morrison, Jeremy. "Mayoral Forum: In Search of a Vision – Rick's Blog". Retrieved 2022-05-31.
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