Jackson crushes White in judges race and other Northeast Missouri election results
John Jackson handily won his bid for re-election as Associate Circuit Judge, defeating Tyler White 3,420 votes to 804 votes.
Jackson, the former prosecuting attorney in Marion County, has been on the bench since 1996. The 10th Judicial Circuit includes Marion, Ralls and Monroe counties.
White, 31, was charged in June by Bryant with attempting to tamper with a victim in a felony prosecution, a Class D felony, after allegedly offering a victim $4,000 not to testify against one of his clients in connection with an April 10 incident.
Incumbent Marion County Presiding Commissioner J. David Lomax held his seat, defeating Eddie Bouge and Gerry Feigenspan in the three-person contest. This will be Lomax’s second term.
Cheryl Damron easily won the Marion County Clerk’s race over Allison Higgason 2,883 votes to 1,093 votes.
Lewis County had three contested races:
- Corey Moon won the associate circuit judge race over Jeffrey O’Brien.
- Wayne Murphy defeated Dennis McCutchan for Presiding Commissioner.
- Julie George defeated Jamie Kaylor for Circuit Clerk.
In Monroe County, Curtis Wheeler won the Presiding Commission election over Ron Staggs and Beth Whelan defeated La Jena Peterson for County Clerk.
There was only one contested race in Ralls County, where Western District Commissioner John Lake won the election for Ralls County Presiding Commissioner is over.
Lake defeated Ben Rule and Sandy Lanier in the three-way race.
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