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as Sher­iff of Gor­don County. To every­one who con­trib­uted their time, funds or other re­sources, to every­one who helped at the polls, and most im­por­tantly those who voted for me, thank you! Our com­mu­nity is a spe­cial, great place to live. Tonight we showed that the peo­ple who live here want a sher­iff and a sher­iff’s of­fice that does the right thing. Al­ways. To­gether we will con­tinue to make Gor­don County a safe place to live, work and raise our fam­i­lies. God bless you all.”

In the race for Gor­don County Com­mis­sioner Dis­trict 1 ( Plainville), lo­cal civic leader Bud Owens took 61.04 per­cent of the vote, de­feat­ing Sono­rav­ille High School teacher Michael Far­ley.

For Gor­don County Com­mis­sioner Dis­trict 3 ( Cal­houn), in­cum­bent Nor­ris Sex­ton won 55.97 per­cent of the vote over chal­lenger

Wes Roland. “Praise the Lord and thank you to the cit­i­zens of Gor­don County for a sec­ond term,” said Sex­ton.

For Gor­don County Com­mis­sioner Dis­trict 5 ( Fair­mount), in­cum­bent Kevin Cun­ning­ham re­ceived 63.03 per­cent of the vote over Kathy Ryan.

Clerk of Su­pe­rior Court in­cum­bent Grant Wal­raven was un­op­posed and will serve for four more years.

For Chief Mag­is­trate, in­cum­bent Ricky L. Sil­vers re­ceived 44.81 per­cent of the vote; Pat Ras­bury re­ceived 34.14 per­cent and Larry Bain re­ceived 21.05 per­cent. Sil­vers and Ras­bury will face each other in the runoff on July 26.

For the Of­fice of Gor­don County Coro­ner, in­cum­bent James Carver re­ceived 64.67 per­cent of the votes beat­ing Thomas Fu­neral Home fu­neral direc­tor Justin Thomas.

Judge of Pro­bate Court John R. “Richie” Parker ran un­op­posed and will serve Gor­don County for four more years.

Scott Cle­ments, the cur­rent Gor­don County Tax Com­mis­sioner, ran un­op­posed and will serve four more years.

In the race for Gor­don County Board of Ed­u­ca­tion Post 2, in­cum­bent Ja­son Hen­drix ran un­op­posed and will serve four more years.

For Gor­don County Board of Ed­u­ca­tion Post 4, in­cum­bent Bobby Hall re­ceived 62.09 per­cent of the vote, beat­ing Jeff Knight.

For Gor­don County Board of Ed­u­ca­tion Post 6, in­cum­bent Chris John­son re­ceived 63.74 per­cent of the vote over Mark John­son.

State Se­na­tor Chuck Huf­stetler ( Rep.), of Dis­trict 52, faced no op­po­si­tion.

State Se­na­tor Char­lie Bethel ( Rep.), who cov­ers Dis­trict 54 in­clud­ing parts of Gor­don County, re­ceived 76.13 per­cent of the vote in Gor­don County over Conda Low­ery-Good­son ( Rep.).

Dis­trict 5 State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive John Mead­ows ( Rep.) ran un­op­posed.

S t a t e Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Dis­trict 11 in­cum­bent Rick Jasperse ( Rep.) faced no op­po­si­tion dur­ing the Gen­eral Pri­mary, but will face Demo­crat Bran­don D. Crisp in Novem­ber.

Judge of Su­pe­rior Court Suzanne Smith and Dis­trict At­tor­ney Rose­mary M. Greene both ran un­op­posed.

For the United States Se­na­tor of­fice, in­cum­bent Re­pub­li­can Johnny Isak­son had op­po­si­tion in Der­rick Grayson and Mary Kay Ba­callao, both Re­pub­li­cans. Isak­son won 76.25 per­cent of the vote in Gor­don County. Demo­crat Jim Barks­dale took the vote for the Democrats in Gor­don County.

In the United States Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Dis­trict 14 race be­tween, in­cum­bent Tom Graves (Rep.) won 71.87 per­cent of the vote in Gor­don County, over Al­lan Levene (Rep.) of Rome, and Mickey Tuck (Rep.) of Sil­ver Creek.


Com­mis­sioner Nor­ris Sex­tor was all smiles af­ter win­ning re-elec­tion over Wes Roland on Tues­day.


Sher­iff Mitch Ral­ston is sur­rounded by his fam­ily, wife, Nikki; son, Matthew; and daugh­ter, Tori af­ter his re-elec­tion Tues­day.

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