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.