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Oakland Park remains a solid base of support for Democrats, a post-election review showed.

Data from the Broward Supervisor of Elections show there are 26,697 active voters in Oakland Park with 53% registered as Democrats, 27% unaffiliated and 18% Republican. 

Oakland Park has 10 precincts and Democrats won them all with the strongest support coming in the four precincts (D007 to D010) west of I-95. Precinct D004 in the North Andrews Gardens area has the most active voters, 3,933, in the city.

In the race for U.S. Senator, Val Demings won handily with 8,898 votes (68%) to 4,051 (31%) for Marco Rubio. In the governor’s race, Charlie Crist got 8,656 votes (66%) to 4,363 (33%) for Ron DeSantis. 

Six precincts (D001 to D006) are in Congressional District 23 and Jared Moskowitz took those, getting 5,443 votes (64%) to 2,941 (34%) for Joe Budd. The other four are in Congressional District 20, where Representative Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick ran up big numbers, defeating Republican Drew Montez Clark, 3,272 (76%) to 1,001 (23%). 

In the only city race, Tim Lonergan and Steven Arnst were elected commissioners using an at-large format among six candidates where voters could vote for up to two. Lonergan got 4,168 votes (26%) and Ernst received 3,799 votes (24%). Ernst’s 38 vote margin over Letitia “Tish” Newbold triggered a recount, but did not change the outcome. 

Overall, White voters make up 45% of the electorate in Oakland Park, followed by 22% for Black voters and 18% for Hispanics.

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