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County Election Results

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Clay County towns held elections Tuesday to decide members of Town Councils as well as Clerk-Treasurers.

Clay City, Harmony and Center Point all had contested races for Town Council positions.

In Clay City, there are three new members of the Town Council.

Guy J. Dickerson (113 votes), Richard (Dick) Sutton (100 votes) and Robert L. Freeman (93 votes) were the top vote getters in the six-candidate race.

Tammy Wilson, the current Town Council President, was the only council incumbent running. She received 83 votes.

John J. (J.J.) Wilson received 56 votes and Larry D. Richmond received 51 votes.

Denetta Lynn Hane ran unopposed for the Clerk-Treasurer position, and received 114 votes.

188 voters turned out for the Clay City elections.

In Harmony, Ward 1 incumbent Elmer W. Pollard, Sr. ran unopposed and received 55 votes, and incumbent Opal Janice Gooch ran unopposed for the Ward 4 seat on the council and received 49 votes.

Leslee Ann McDonald ran for the Ward 2 seat uncontested, as well. She received 55 votes.

The Clerk-Treasurer position went to Donna Jan Mullinix, who ran unopposed. Mullinix received 60 votes.

In Ward 3, Patricia L. Escott lost to incumbent Don H. McCollister, who had 56.06 percent of the vote (37 votes).

The Center Point Town Council election also saw the overtaking of an incumbent.

Cynthia (Cindy) L. Brand (22.78 percent, 37 votes) beat current Town Council member Carolyn Sue Grffith (12.27 percent, 20 votes) and George Elbert Dickens, Jr. (16.56 percent, 27 votes) for the third seat on the board.

President Roy A. Smith received the majority of votes (29.45 percent, 48 votes), and Council Member Daniel Mark Brand received 31 votes (19.02 percent).

Clerk-Treasurer Roger R. Campbell ran unopposed, and received 53 votes.

Elections in Carbon, Knightsville and Staunton did not take place because the minimum number of candidates ran for the open positions.

Diane G. Fields remains Carbon Clerk-Treasurer, and David A. McFaddin, Dennis E. Rightsell and Josephine A. Rightsell will serve another term on the Carbon Town Council.

In Knightsville, Charlotte Reyher will continue as Clerk-Treasurer, and Town Council incumbents Debra S. Cress and Charles M. Kester ran unopposed.

David Michael Brown, who was appointed to the council, also ran unopposed.

Town Council incumbent William A. Kirchner and Clerk-Treasurer incumbent Catherine L. Mienhart will serve another term in Staunton.

Bradley W. Webster and Edward A. Nevins, who also ran unopposed, will join the Staunton Town Council.

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