Strickland wins Jefferson Davis County Sheriff’s race
Ron Strickland will serve another four years as the Jefferson Davis County Sheriff. Strickland defeated Independent candidate Henry Allen McCullum 2,329 votes to 1,642.
Charles Wayne Reid will continue as District 2 Supervisor. Reid received 566 votes, to challenger Joe Kerley’s 241. District 5 Supervisor Bobby Rushing will also remain in office defeating Willie Derel Williams 493 votes to 257.
Ronald ‘Ronnie’ Barnes will remain on the Justice Court Judge Post 1 bench. Barnes defeated Kurtyne Reimonenq Youngblood 983 votes to 932.
Totals are machine totals only. Due to a machine malfunction, absentee votes could not be reported at press time.
The number of absentee votes would not alter the outcome of any of the local elections.
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