Strickland wins Democratic nod for sheriff

Published 2:58 pm Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Jefferson Davis County Sheriff Ron Strickland has won the Democratic ballot and will continue on in his trek for another term.

Strickland defeated Duane ‘Slim’ Dampier 1,690 votes to 1,188. Strickland will face Henry Allen McCullum in the November  general election.

In the District 3 Supervisor’s race, Demarrio ‘Casper’ Booth defeated Coleman Price. Booth received 415 votes to Price’s 236 votes.

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Terry ‘Red’ Mathis defeated Michael O. Evans for the District 4 Supervisor’s race. Mathis received 478 votes to Evans’ 282 votes.

In the Justice Court Judge Post 2 race, Calvin Lewis Graves will remain on the bench defeating Vernon Dampier in the run-off 919 to 562.

Totals including machine and the 334 absentee ballots by precinct can be seen below.

Totals do not include thenine affidavit ballots that will be counted and verified at a later time.

The general election will be held Nov. 5.

On the general ballot, along with the sheriff, will be the Justice Court Judge Post 1 election. Ronnie Barnes will face Jurtyne Reimonez Youngblood in that race.

Charles Reid will face Independent candidate Joe Kerley for District 2 Supervisor in the general election and Bobby Rushing will face Willie Williams for the Districtr 5 Supervisor position.

Republican run-off results can be found on page 10.

For more information, contact the Jefferson Davis County Circuit Clerks office at 601-792-4231.