Michael Smith won the 2011 city election for seat 1 with 53.97 percent of the votes to incumbent Mary Gray Black who had 46.03 percent.
Here's what the candidates had to say about hte election results.
“I am very proud of the outcome of the election and thank the citizens of Largo for their support. I believe the people of Largo are looking for what my campaign message is about; bring a New Voice to our Commission. Someone who will work with other Commissioners, but never afraid to offer new ideas to improve Largo. I hope that I can make them proud to have voted for me. I would enjoy any comments or concerns any citizen of Largo has and I will work to see it taken care of. I want to help make Largo a place that is fiscally responsible and a place one can be proud to call home."
Commissioner Mary Gray Black said:
“It has been a pleasure to serve the residents of Largo for the past six and a half years. I know that God will use Michael Smith to serve his purpose, whatever that purpose might be. I thank the many residents who supported my campaign and voted for me. I congratulate Michael on his victory and encourage him to serve the people of Largo with integrity, honor and dedication.”