UPDATE, Aug. 8– Late returns pushed the recently appointed incumbent Chancellor, Carma McGee, over the top to defeat challenger Michael King, 12,222-12,120.
Aug. 7– It was a good night for the incumbents of Hardin County.
The unofficial voting tallies were released earlier tonight.
Among the contested races, Trustee Linda McCasland, Sheriff Sammy Davidson and Mayor Kevin Davis were all reelected to their posts by Hardin County voters.
In district three, incumbent Roger Jenkins and newcomer Stephen Ballard were elected to county commissioner seats.
District five saw two newcomers, Bobby Barnes and Kathy Smith, elected to commission seats.
In district six, incumbents Boyce Bain and Nickie Cagle retained their seats on the county commission.
Incumbent Mike Jerrolds and newcomer Brandon Morris will man the District seven county commission seats.
In district 10, incumbent Mike Fowler retained his seat while Brodie Johnson defeated incumbent James Berry for the other commission seat.
In the District 71 Representative Republican Primary, David "Coach" Byrd defeated incumbent Vance Dennis.