LAWRENCE CO. – The Primary Election is over and now candidates will hit the campaign trail for the General Election in November.
In the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Race, Greg Day secured 2967 votes defeating Gregg Taylor who received 2206 votes a difference of 761 votes.
Day will now face the Libertarian Party candidate Darren Kinser in the fall.
In the County Commissioner District 1 race, it was a close race with incumbent Rodney Fish receiving 2499 votes pulling ahead defeating Scott Smith who received 2399 votes a difference of 100 votes.
Securing the County Council District 1 seat was Amy Redman landing 35.89 percent of the votes with 487, right behind Jeff McKnight who secured 433 votes a difference of 54 votes. Redman will face Donald (Duck) Smiter who secured the Democratic vote.
Securing the County Council District 2 seat was Phil Inman with 70.16 percent of the votes or 790 defeating Jake Mathews who secured 29,84 percent with votes 336 votes.
Taking the County Council District 3 seat was Janie Craig Chenault with 844 votes defeating Ray Todd Stevens who received 336 votes.
Jeffrey Lytton received 58.90 percent or 622 votes to secure the County Council District 4 seat defeating Justin Grant who received 41.10 percent or 434 votes.