Al Higginbotham beats Mark Nash in Hillsborough County Commission District 4 race

  • Mark Nash

Mark Nash tells CL that some of his friends will never forgive us for our headline after Nash announced he was challenging Republican Al Higginbotham for the Eastern Hillsborough County District 4 County Commission seat (That headline was "Is he nuts?!!Democrat Mark Nash says he can win in the most conservative part of Hillsborough County").

With 74 of 82 precincts reporting, Higginbotham is leading Nash by a 58-38 percent lead.

Speaking to CL before the final results were in tonight, Nash said he disagreed with the proposition that Democrats are unelectable in Eastern Hillsborough (and cited Gail Gottlieb's chances as proving that adage to be inaccurate, though Gottlieb is trailing as we write this to Republican Ross Spano).