Twelve new County commissioners were voted into office during the August 1 election. Eight incumbents will return to complete the 20 member County Commissioner.
A total of 4,321 individuals, out of the 12,000 registered in this county, voted in the August 1 election.
The Macon County Election Commission will meet on Friday, August 9, to certify the August 1 Election results.
The following are the unofficial results of the election that were reported on August 1:
Glen H. Donoho (Republican) ran unopposed for the position of County Executive and received 3,016 complimentary votes
Incumbent Billy Bransford (Republican), also ran unopposed for the position of County Commissioner from District 1 in the August General Election. Bransford received 154 complimentary votes.
David Crowder, running as a Democrat, will serve the next four years as the County Commissioner from District 2. Crowder received 107 votes against opponent Don Jones, running as an Independent, who received 65 votes.
The County Commissioner from District 3 will be Vernon Biggs (Democrat). Biggs received 95 votes to his opponent Independent Philip Clark's 52.
Jeff Hughes (Democrat) defeated incumbent Mavis F. Chamberlain ( Independent) by a final vote tally of 111 - 63 for the District 4 County Commission seat.
Incumbent Merlin Driver, running as a Republican, will return as County Commissioner from District 5. Driver received 108 complimentary votes.
Republican Philip Snow ran unopposed for the County Commission District 6 seat. Snow received 117 votes.
In District 7, Jerry Ray, who was appointed earlier this year to finish the term of teh previous commissioner, ran as a republican and received 181 votes.
Scott Gammons, Republican, also ran unopposed for the District 8 County Commission seat County in the General Election. Gammons received 201 votes.
Incumbent Larry Tucker held on to his District 9 County Commission seat. Tucker, Independent, received 173 votes, to his opponent Democrat Greg Sadler's 43.
The District 10 County Commission seat was one of the most contested local races in the August 1 General Election. Independent Mike East claimed the seat with 126 votes. Ed Bridwell, the winner of the Republican Primary finished the race in second place overall with 65 votes, followed by write in candidate Ronald Swindle with 28 and Democrat Philip Nichols with 14 votes.
Incumbent Ralph Doss, running as a Republican, received 120 votes in his bid for re-election to the District 11 County Commission seat.
Independent Tony Boles was elected to his first term on the County Commission. Boles received 135 votes in his bid for the District 12 County Commission seat.
Democrat Patrick Rich won the District 13 County Commission seat over incumbent Curtis Cookson (Republican). Rich received 153 votes to Cookson's 121.
Incumbent Anna Dean Carter (Republican) will return for another four years on the County Commission. Carter received 130 votes in her bid for re-election to the District 14 County Commission seat.
Independent candidate Melburn Cothron defeated Republican Jimmy York 89 - 75 to claim the District 15 County Commission seat.
Helen Hesson (Republican) will serve as the new County Commissioner from District 16. Hesson received 229 complimentary votes.
Phil Spears (Independent) defeated Republican candidate George Duffer for the District 17 County Commission seat. Spears received 188 votes to Duffer's 78.
Incumbent Willie Andrews (Democrat) reclaimed his seat on the County Commission in District 18 in one of the closest races of the night. Andrews received 78 total votes, with Independent challenger Charlie Cherry receiving 69 and Republican candidate Ronnie Krantz claiming 67.
Republican Lindbergh Dennis defeated incumbent Carolyn Whitaker ( Independent) in the District 19 County Commission race. Dennis received 87 votes to Whitaker's 80.
Incumbent Floyd R. Sullivan (Independent) will return as the District 20 County Commissioner. Sullivan received 77 votes to defeat his opponent Democrat Malcolm Lane, who received 27 votes.
Incumbent Sheriff Dewey Joe Ferguson (Republican) ran unopposed for his position and received 3,292 complimentary votes.
Incumbent County Court Clerk James Ralph Howser (Republican) defeated his opponent Democrat Clifton York by a final of 3103 - 791.
Incumbent Circuit Court Clerk Jennifer Hudson (Republican) had another close race. Hudson defeated Independent challenger Rick Gann by a final of 2008 - 1884.
Incumbent Trustee Donnie Morgan (Republican) held off Democrat challenger Jerry Hargrove with a 2367 - 1601 final vote count.
Incumbent register of Deeds Melinda Ferguson (Republican) ran unopposed in her race. Ferguson received 3,251 complimentary votes.
One incumbent will return to the school board and a new representative will take office in September following the results of last Thursday's General Election.
Incumbent Wayne Marsh narrowly reclaimed his seat on the Macon County School Board representing Districts 5, 9, 10, and 8 over challenger Sabrina Whitaker. Marsh received 352 to Whitaker's 336. Benny Meador, the third candidate for the District 5, 9, 10, and 8 School board seat , received 112 votes.
Challenger Burton 'Gene' Carter defeated incumbent Wayne Holland in another close race for the School board seat representing Districts 7, 6, 12, and 9. Carter received 382 votes to Holland's 311 votes.
Incumbent Rick Noble (Independent) narrowly defeated Republican challenger Roger Guinn in the race for the Constable in districts 1, 2, 11, and 20. Noble received 266 votes to Guinn's 237.
Republican Terry Daugherty defeated Independent challenger Kenneth Miller in the race for the position of constable for districts 13, 14, 17, and 18. Daugherty received 507 votes to Miller's 178.
Incumbent Charles (Tom) Dallas (Independent) received 551 complimentary votes for the position of Constable Districts 5, 9, 10 and 8.
Incumbent Sammy Morgan(Independent) received 545 complimentary votes for the position of Constable Districts 6, 7, 12, and 19.
The Constable race for the Districts 13, 14, 17, and 18 has not been decided by press time. A number of names written in on the ballots. This race will be certified this Friday and an official winner will be announced following the meeting.