See which candidates won in the 2022 Rutherford County primary election

Republican candidates made us the majority of local races in Rutherford County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Republican candidates made us the majority of local races in Rutherford County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Republican candidates made us the majority of local races in Rutherford County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The polls have closed in Rutherford County and final vote totals show that candidate Joe Carr, with 37.61% of the votes has won the mayoral race in the Rutherford County Republican primary.

Data released by the Rutherford County Election Commission shows that in District 2 incumbent Stephen Pearcy has won the race with 74.51% of the votes, or 1,149 votes. Justin Taylor followed with 25.23%.

In District 6, Jonathan Beverly held his lead over incumbent Veronica Buchanan with 41.58% of the votes, or 573 votes. Veronica Buchanan came behind Beverly with 35.27%, or 486 votes. Patrick Miller has 18.87% and Jonathan James has 4.06%.

In District 9, Joshua James held his early lead over incumbent Joe A. Gourley and won the election with 54.28% of the votes while Gourley finished with 45.40% of the votes.

In District 10, candidate Phil Wilson with 53.05% of the votes has won the race; His opponent Tony Campbell finished with 46.95%, or 269 votes.



In District 11, Anthony Johnson has maintained his lead with 62.33%, winning the race against Bradley R. Austin who finished behind him with 37.00% of the votes.

In District 12, candidate Carl B. Boyd won the election with 72.86% of the votes against candidate Jason M. Kemp that finished with 27.14% of the votes.

Wayne Irvin won the election in District 14 with 63.66% of the votes and Rod Key finished him with 36.34% of votes.

In Rutherford County School Board zone 3, Incumbent Tim Holden lost the race to Caleb Tidwell who finished with 52.72% of the votes. Holden finished with 46.77% of the votes.

In Rutherford County School Board zone 4 Katie Darby held her lead with 55.61% of the votes over incumbent Tiffany R. Johnson that finished the race with 40.56% of the votes.

Current incumbent Michael S. Fitzhugh will remain Rutherford County Sheriff after gaining 41.93% of the votes or 7,470 total votes. Virgil Gammon finished behind him with 33.50% and Tom Sissom with 24.42% of the votes.

Candidates with Independent or Democratic opponents will advance to the Aug. 4 general election.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

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