Incumbent commissioner Bebe Heiskell lost by one vote to challenger Paul Shaw. Another upset saw incumbent state court judge Bruce Roberts receiving fewer votes than challenger Billy Mullinax.
Other races had incumbents winning easily: Steve Wilson for sheriff, Christy Anderson for probate judge, Sheila Thompson for chief magistrate, Carolyn Walker for tax commissioner, Carter Brown for clerk of court, Charles Wardlaw for surveyor and Jay Neal for state representative.
In the race for county coroner, incumbent Dewayne Wilson was a narrow winner over challenger Don Richie. The races for school soard seats had Karen Stoker and Dale Wilson as winners.
On the TSPLOST question, there were twice as many “No” votes as there were “Yes” votes.
The LaFayette Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at noon in The Bank of LaFayette community center.