Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

News|Uncategorized

BREAKING – Perry takes General Sessions Judge race in Coffee County

Greg Perry easily outpaced the field to become Coffee County General Sessions Judge during Tuesday’s Coffee County Republican Primary. Unofficially, Perry picked up 2,661 votes, beating out Stacy Lynch, who finished second with 1,553 votes. Jason Huskey took third place with 1,182 votes and Jess Stockwell was fourth, with 190 votes. All results are unofficial until certified.

The win means Perry will now assume the bench in place of the late judge Tim Brock, who passed away in November of 2019, leading to this special race. Perry, who won the Republican primary, does not face a Democratic challenger for the seat.

Also of note in Coffee County, Jeff Keele will be a new Coffee County Commissioner for District 8. Keele picked up 256 votes to Tim Brown’s 157 in a special election to fill the void left by Emily Howes, who resigned last summer after moving.

Also in Coffee County, will all precincts reporting, Joe Biden easily carried Coffee County in the Democratic Presidential Primary with 40.8 percent of the vote, amounting to 1,124 votes, compared to 24.36 percent for Bernie Sanders. Michael Bloomberg picked up 17.17 percent. With no legitimate competition, Donald J. Trump got 94.36 percent of votes in Coffee County, amounting to 5,337 votes in the Republican Primary. .  

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Statewide, as of this report, Biden held a comfortable lead over Sanders, picking up 50.6 percent of the vote to Sanders’ 24.5%. Trump carried 96.6% of the Republican vote with most precincts reporting as of this report.

 

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

You May Also Like

News

A water main break in the New Union area has left two county schools with no water. New Union Elementary is without water and...

News

A Coffee County Sheriff’s Department deputy has been terminated after he was arrested for alleged DUI while on duty Thursday, Feb. 23. According to...

News

A tragic accident occurred on Monday night at 9:24 PM near 3261 Hillsboro Highway, resulting in the death of 60-year-old Timothy Sullivan. According to...

Sports

District superiority is up for grabs Friday night in Manchester. Coffee County Central’s Lady Red Raiders (no. 4 AP) and the Warren County Lady...