Several new faces are the result of the mid term election on Tuesday (11/6).
In Meade County, 10,477 voters decided the next class of government leaders. Republican Nancy Tate narrowly edged out Democratic incumbent Jeff Greer with 6,938 votes over Greer’s 6,932 votes across Meade and Hardin Counties. Republican Phillip Wimpee took the majority vote for Sheriff with 6,435 votes over Democrat Timothy Hensley who earned 3,916 votes. Democratic incumbent Randall Hardesty narrowly edged out Republican Kent Allen with 1,050 votes over Allen’s 1,018 votes for Sixth District Magistrate.
In city races, Ronnie Joyner won another term as Brandenburg Mayor over Bric Pace with 612 votes. Joseph Noon kept his seat as Muldraugh Mayor over Russell Cowins with 125 votes over 107 votes. Corey Wayne Trent won unopposed as the Ekron Mayor.
The Muldraugh City Council will be comprised of Corey Dresel, Robert Mattingly, Curtis Kelley, Deena Thomas, Shelia Cowins, and Jerry Noel. The Ekron City Commission will be have Kevin Wethington, Joyce McHolan and Gwynn’s Ison as commissioners.
In circuit races, Steve Crebessa took the 46th District Judge Division 2 seat with 14,536 votes over Zanda Myers’ 7,436 votes. Rick Hardin received 13,827 votes to seat him as the 46th Judical District Commonwealth Attorney over Adam Cart’s 12,301 votes.
You can review the complete tally of vote totals by visiting our election section under the News tab.