While the winner of the Presidential election is yet to be determined, several local races were decided in Tuesday’s election, according to unofficial results released by County Clerk Tina Stowers.
Adam Weeks was elected circuit judge, defeating Joe Grider. In Lawrence County, Weeks received 85 percent of the vote with 4,847 votes, compared to Grider’s 848 votes (15 percent).
Two Hoxie City Council races were also decided with Darrell Pickney and Kerrie Hancock maintaining their seats on the council.
Pickney received 375 votes (52 percent), while challenger Isaac Anglin received 343 votes (48 percent).
Hancock received 404 votes (56 percent), while challenger Joyce Roberts received 319 votes (44 percent).
In the race for constable for Campbell Township, Republican Kenneth Cole won election with 1,257 votes (64 percent), while Democrat Kenneth Fears received 697 votes (36 percent).
More details on how Lawrence County voted on state issues and other races will appear in next week’s edition of The TD.