Tampa mayoral election, 2011

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Tampa mayoral election, 2011
March 22nd, 2011

  MayorBuckhorn hires.jpg RoseVFerlita 2011.jpg
Nominee Bob Buckhorn Rose Ferlita
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 26,708 15,778
Percentage 62.86% 37.14%

Tampa Mayor before election

Pam Iorio

Elected Tampa Mayor

Bob Buckhorn

The 2011 Tampa Mayoral Election took place in March 2011, in the city of Tampa, Florida. Incumbent Mayor Pam Iorio was prevented from seeking a third term due to term limits, creating an open seat. Candidates Rose Ferlita and Bob Buckhorn placed first and second, respectively, in the mayoral election held on March 1, 2011. Because neither candidate received a majority of the vote, a runoff took place on March 22, 2011, which Buckhorn won.[1]

General election[edit]

Tampa Mayoral election, 2011[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rose Ferlita 10,808 25.87%
Democratic Bob Buckhorn 9,824 23.51%
Democratic Dick Greco 9,441 22.59%
Democratic Ed Turanchik 8,110 19.41%
Democratic Thomas Scott 3,601 8.62%
Totals 41,784 100.00%

Runoff Election[edit]

Tampa Mayoral election, 2011[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bob Buckhorn 26,708 62.86%
Republican Rose Ferlita 15,788 37.14%
Totals 42,486 100.00%