Moore to represent District 18

Last updated: May 23. 2014 10:51AM - 3088 Views
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Grayson County’s primary election saw numerous candidates retain their positions, as well as political newcomers stake their claim to positions.


According to Grayson County Clerk Sherry Weedman, the county voter turnout on Tuesday was 34 percent. Republican voter turnout was 46 percent, and Democrat voter turnout was 16 percent.


This figure was average for Grayson County’s primary elections, Weedman said.


The results of Tuesday’s elections are as follows:


District 18 State Representative


Republican Tim Moore, of Hardin County, will represent the Commonwealth’s 18th District - which includes Grayson County and a portion of Hardin County - as State Representative, as he will run unopposed in November.


Stephen Meredith, of Grayson County, received the most votes in Grayson County with 2,563 votes. Moore followed with 1,908 votes.


In Hardin County, Moore received 1,196 votes to Meredith’s 199. Hardin County votes gave Moore the victory, with a total of 3,104 votes.


Meredith received a total of 2,762 votes.


Grayson County Sheriff


Norman Chaffins won the Republican primary election for County Sheriff with 3,041 votes.


Chaffins’ opponent, Billy “Buck” Meredith received 2,003 votes.


Chaffins will face Democratic County Sheriff candidate Keith Escue in the November 4 general election.


Grayson County Jailer


Jason Woosley won the Republican primary election for County Jailer with 3,133 votes.


Fairley Williams followed with 1,046 votes. Shaun Campbell received 777 votes.


Woosley will run unopposed in November’s general election.


Grayson County Judge Executive


Incumbent Gary Logsdon won the Republican primary election for County Judge Executive with 3,429 votes.


Logsdon’s opponent, Jeff Helvey, received 1,525 votes.


Logsdon will run unopposed in the November general election.


Grayson County Clerk


Michael “Mickey” Kipper won the Republican primary election for County Clerk with 2,573 votes.


Matthew Milam received 2,006 votes.


Kipper will face Democratic Candidate and Incumbent Sherry Weedman in the November general election.


Magistrate 1st District


Incumbent Harold E. Johnson won the Republican primary with 216 votes.


William “Bill” Embry followed with 183 votes. Robby Higdon received 170 votes. Glenn Higdon received 99 votes.


Johnson will run unopposed in the November general election.


Constable 1st District


Damon Lasley, III, won the Republican primary election for Constable 1st District with 312 votes.


James Anderson received 265 votes.


Lasley will run unopposed in the November general election.


Magistrate 2nd District


Incumbent Presto Gary won the Republican primary election for Magistrate 2nd District with 432 votes.


Nancy Jo Escue followed with 321 votes. Jason C. Bratcher received 168 votes.


Gary will face Democratic Candidate Danny Payton in the November general election.


Constable 2nd District


Westley Parks won the Republican primary election for Constable 2nd District with 494 votes.


Doran Burgin received 356 votes.


Parks will run unopposed in the November general election.


Magistrate 3rd District


Robert L. “Bill” Skaggs won the Republican primary election for Magistrate 3rd District with 344 votes.


Ken Roberts followed with 326 votes. Michael “Mike” Childress received 204 votes.


Skaggs will run unopposed in the November general election.


Constable 3rd District


Marion E. Higgs, II, won the Republican primary election for Constable 3rd District with 283 votes.


Chris Carmine followed with 208 votes. Brian Payton received 204 votes. Michael Lindsey received 141 votes.


Higgs will run unopposed in the November general election.


Magistrate 4th District


Republican Candidate Jason Dennis ran unopposed for this position in the primary election.


He will also run unopposed in the November general election.


Constable 4th District


Republican Candidate Vanley Dean Fulkerson ran unopposed for this position in the primary election.


He will also run unopposed in the November general election.


Magistrate 5th District


Brad Brown won the Republican primary election for Magistrate 5th District with 310 votes.


Gayle Ford followed with 300 votes. Kenneth Alvey, Jr. received 261 votes.


Brown will face Democratic Candidate Leslie Allen Gibson in the November general election.


Constable 5th District


Mark Williams won the Republican primary election for Constable 5th District with 383 votes.


Allen “Goober” Sanders followed with 351 votes. Joshua Bailey received 92 votes.


Williams will run unopposed in the November general election.


Magistrate 6th District


Curtis H. Wells won the Republican primary election for Magistrate 6th District with 425 votes.


Gary “Cookie” Cook followed with 368 votes. Sherri B. Mudd received 132 votes.


Wells will run unopposed in the November general election.


Constable 6th District


Republican Candidate Tim “Lizard” Saltsman ran unopposed for this position in the primary election. He will also run unopposed in the November general election.


Judge of the Court of Appeals, 2nd Appellate District


Kelly Thompson won the primary for Judge of the Court of Appellate District in the state with a total 57,050.


Thompson received the most votes in Grayson County with 3,481 votes.


In Grayson County, Thompson’s opponents, Mark H. Flener and Osi Onyekwuluje, followed with 1,314 votes and 260 votes, respectively.


 
 
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