Several Palm Beach Atlantic University alumni will continue the University's tradition of service through their positions in elected offices following Tuesday's midterm election.
Republican Lizbeth Benacquisto '09 has succeeded in her bid for the open District 27 seat in the Florida Senate. Democrat Dave Aronberg vacated the seat to run for attorney general. Benacquisto is a former Wellington councilwoman.
Candidate Karen Brill '99/'07 MBA ousted an incumbent in the race for Palm Beach County School Board District 3, and Palm Beach County Commissioner Priscilla Taylor '99 MBA reclaimed her seat in District 7.
Also re-elected was Broward County Democrat Martin Kiar '99, who faced no opposition for his seat in state House District 97.