Erica Gilmore wins county trustee spot, plus more Southwest Nashville election results

Voters will cast their ballot March 3 for the Super Tuesday primaries and local elections. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
Voters will cast their ballot March 3 for the Super Tuesday primaries and local elections. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Voters will cast their ballot March 3 for the Super Tuesday primaries and local elections. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

With all precincts reporting, voting totals from the March 3 primary elections show Erica Gilmore has won the race for Davidson County Trustee, according to unofficial results from the Davidson County Election Commission. Gilmore has received has received 78.1%, or 60,351 votes, while Parker Toler has earned 21.4%, or 16,530 votes. Write-in votes accounted for less than 1%.

Also in Metro Nashville, totals show Jennifer Smith has defeated opposing candidate Tillman W. Payne III for a position on the Division IV Criminal Court. Smith has received 56.9%, or 43,874 votes over Payne's's 40.1%, or 30,915 votes. Write-in votes accounted for less than 3% of votes.


Other races in Metro Nashville for the March 3 Primary are unopposed. Incumbent Assessor of Property Vivian Wilhoite and incumbent Berry Hill City Commissioner Greg Mabey are expected to be appointed to additional terms.

Polling locations in Nashville had hours extended from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. and even 10 p.m. in some place to allow voters more time to cast ballots following yesterday morning's tornado strike in northeast Nashville. As a result, early voting totals were not released until late Tuesday night.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.