Incumbent Tim Boyd is leading the Republican primary for the District 8 seat on the Hamilton County Election Commission.
With 106 of 130 precincts reporting, Boyd, the incumbent, has 688 votes. Curtis Adams has 540 votes and Brent Lambert has 360 votes.
The winner of the primary will face Democrat Kenny Smith in the August general election.
Kevin rejoined the Times Free Press in August 2011 as the Southeast Tennessee K-12 education reporter. He worked as an intern in 2009, covering the communities of Signal Mountain, Red Bank, Collegedale and Lookout Mountain, Tenn. A native Kansan, Kevin graduated with bachelor's degrees in journalism and sociology from the University of Kansas. After graduating, he worked as an education reporter in Hutchinson, Kan., for a year before coming back to Chattanooga. Honors include a ...