Democrat Marihelen Wheeler wins Alachua County District 2 Commissioner race

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -- Three ran for Alachua County District 2 Commissioner and the winner is Democrat Marihelen Wheeler.

Scott Costello and Gregory Caudill were also candidates in the District 2 race.

Marihelen Wheeler received more than 65% of the votes and celebrated her win last night at Cypress and Grove.

Wheeler says "it's more exciting to win the people's support and the people's confidence. Here we go, we're ready to do the job now."

Wheeler will fill Lee Pinkoson's seat next week.

Pinkoson has retired from the position.