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Write-in candidates tip scales in incumbents' favor, activists sayELECTION 2020

Jul 30, 2020 - Orlando Sentinel (Florida)

Since 2002, three incumbent politicians in Orange County have been able to win reelection during low-turnout primary elections - and avoid larger numbers of voters during a general election - thanks to the presence of write-in candidates in their races.

It could happen again next month. That's when incumbent Commissioner Betsy VanderLey faces off against environmental-law attorney Nicole Wilson in Orange County's District 1 - an election that moved from the November general to the August p...