DeKalb County, Ala., voters chose a November contender in the race for revenue commissioner and a number of state races in Tuesday's primary election.
Tyler Wilks defeated his opponent Royce L. Lader in the GOP primary for DeKalb County revenue commissioner. Wilks will face the present seat holder, Martha Crye Ogle.
A runoff arose in the race for state Republican Executive Committee DeKalb County Place No. 3 between Jack Stiefel and Scotty Vaughn. They beat out Tony Goolesby, the third man in the race.
Runoffs are set for July 15.
Below are the results for local primaries held in DeKalb County.
Winners or runoff opponents are listed in bold.
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STATE DEMOCRATIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (FEMALE) DISTRICT 24 (vote for one)
Shaunta Dalton 280
Kaye Kiker 282
STATE DEMOCRATIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (MALE) DISTRICT 24 (vote for one)
Kenneth Boggs 321
Steven G. Noles 263
REVENUE COMMISSIONER (vote for one)
Royce L. Lader 1,360
Tyler Wilks 3,487
STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 24 (vote for one)
Billy Hodges 1,603
Nathaniel Ledbetter 2,541
STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 26 (vote for one)
Ginger Fletcher 121
Kerry Rich 197
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION DISTRICT 6 (vote for one)
Cynthia McCarty 33,745
Patricia McGriff 29,859
STATE REPUBLICAN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE DeKALB COUNTY PLACE NO. 2 (vote for one)
Lester Black 2,511
Mary Anne Cole 2,220
STATE REPUBLICAN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE DeKALB COUNTY PLACE NO. 3 (vote for one)
Tony Goolesby 1,139
Jack Stiefel 2,066
Scotty Vaughn 1,472
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Ben Benton is a news reporter at the Chattanooga Times Free Press. He covers Southeast Tennessee and previously covered North Georgia education. Ben has worked at the Times Free Press since November 2005, first covering Bledsoe and Sequatchie counties and later adding Marion, Grundy and other counties in the northern and western edges of the region to his coverage. He was born and raised in Cleveland, Tenn., a graduate of Bradley Central High School. Benton ...