Decision 2018 – November General Election Stories

White Wins 56th District Judge Seat

In the 56th District Judge’s race Natalie White easily defeated Jarrod Jackson to win the Division Two Judge seat currently held by Judge Jill Clark. White easily beat Jackson in all four counties by a margin of...Read More

Finley Re-elected County Clerk

Trigg County Clerk Carmen Finley will serve a second term in office after beating back a second challenge from Melissa Burgess. Finley won with 3,364 votes compared to 2,518 for Burgess. Finley won nine of the 14...Read More

Alexander Wins Second Term As Judge Executive

Hollis Alexander will serve a second full term as Trigg County judge-executive after holding off challenges from Democrat Ricky Dale Calhoun and write-in candidate John Oliver. Alexander carried all 14 precincts with a total of 3,545 votes....Read More

Perry Re-elected Trigg Circuit Clerk

Trigg County residents will see a familiar face in the Circuit Court Clerk’s office. Pam Perry was elected to a third full term by holding off a challenge from Republican Lisa Fuller Thomas. Perry received votes and...Read More

Hughes Wins Third Term As Jailer

Trigg County Jailer James Hughes will serve a third term in office after defeating Republican challenger Eddie Proffitt. Hughes got 3,396 votes in carrying all 14 precincts. Proffitt, who was making his first bid for public office,...Read More

Two New Faces On Trigg School Board

The Trigg County Board of Education will see two new faces after Tuesday’s election. In District One, which includes precincts in the western part of the county, retired teacher Charlene Sheehan defeated board member Linda Wood by...Read More

Cadiz Mayor Re-elected, New Face On Council

Cadiz Mayor Todd King will serve a second term in office after defeating challenger Guy Gosnell with 84-percent of the vote. King received 698 votes to 132 for Gosnell and carried all three precincts that vote in...Read More

Comer Wins Second Term In Congress

First District Congressman James Comer will return to United States House of Representatives for a second term. Comer easily defeated Murray Democrat Paul Walker by garnering nearly 69 percent of the votes across the first district. Walker...Read More

Trigg County Fiscal Court To See Four New Faces

Trigg County will see four new faces on fiscal court, including the first female ever elected magistrate in the county’s history. Republican Alana Baker defeated incumbent John Gray 501-324 and won all three precincts of the Fifth...Read More