Baugh, a Lakewood Ranch businesswoman, won 65% of the vote. 'Woo-hoo,' says Benac.
Neal Communities opened its first East County community for 2012.
All Manatee County precincts have reported in for the 2012 general election.
Cascades residents celebrated the completion of their community with a party Nov. 3, at the clubhouse.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Wobbly Feet Foundation.
Lakewood Ranch is celebrating its 15th annual Tour of Homes through Nov. 18.
County officials say the matter is private. Residents say the county could have done more to prevent problems with their homes.