Joe Scott defeats Catherine McBreen in race to be Broward Supervisor of Elections

Republican Catherine McBreen and Democrat Joe Scott are running to oversee elections in Broward County. (WPLG)

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – Broward County has a new Supervisor of Elections.

Democrat Joe Scott defeated Republican Catherine McBreen on Election Night, AP is projecting.

Scott will now be in charge of elections for the 1.2 million registered voters in Broward County.

See below for live results as the ballots are counted on Election Night, Nov. 3:

Joe Scott(D)
Catherine McBreen(R)
100% of Precincts Reporting

(577 / 577)

Scott will replace Peter Antonacci, who was appointed in late 2018 to replace Dr. Brenda Snipes.

Snipes resigned from the role after she was suspended for her handling of the 2018 Midterm Elections. Her suspension was rescinded before she resigned.

McBreen is an attorney and co-owner of Spectrum Group, specializing in finance and auditing.

Scott’s background is in the military and in technology. He graduated from West Point Academy and was awarded the Bronze Star after serving a tour of duty in Iraq.

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About the Author:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.