Hoffman, Lowry unopposed for St. Joe commission seats

Port St. Joe City Commissioners Scott Hoffman and Brett Lowry will return to their offices for another term after drawing no challengers during the city’s candidate qualifying period.

No election will be held for the positions  as a result.

Hoffman will be entering his third term as the commissioner for Group Four, having first been elected to the position in 2018.

This will be Lowry’s fourth term as commissioner for Group Three, having first been elected in 2016.

Both commissioners were reelected to two-year terms.

Commissioners Ashbrook and Langston, as well as Mayor Rex Buzzett, will be up forreelection in 2023.


Meet the Editor

Wendy Weitzel, The Star’s digital editor, joined the news outlet in August 2021, as a reporter covering primarily Gulf County.

Prior to then, she interned for Oklahoma-based news wire service Gaylord News and for Oklahoma City-based online newspaper NonDoc.com during her four years at the University of Oklahoma, from which she graduated in May with degrees in online journalism and political science.

While at OU, Weitzel was selected as Carnegie-Knight News21 Investigative Fellow among 30 top journalism students from around the country. She also was senior editor managing a 12-person newsroom in coordination with Oklahoma Watch, a non-profit news organization in eastern Oklahoma.

Wendy Weitzel The Star Digital Editor

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