ORLANDO, Fla. -- Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has won a third term, easily defeating three challengers.
Dyer and three incumbent commissioners - Tony Ortiz, Patty Sheehan and Sam Ings - all kept their jobs in Tuesday's election.
With all absentee ballots and precincts counted, the Orlando Sentinel reports that Dyer held 57.8 percent of the vote. Former Commissioner Phil Diamond was second with 27.8 percent. Businessman Ken Mulvaney had 11.3 percent, and community organizer Mike Cantone had 3.2 percent.
Dyer became Orlando's mayor after a 2003 special election. He was subsequently re-elected in 2004 and 2008.