2018 General Election: Marshall County Results
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MARSHALL COUNTY - Republican Kevin Neal has won a second term as Marshall County Judge-Executive.

Neal defeated Democrat Will Coursey in Tuesday's general election. Neal finished with 8,592 votes. Coursey had 6,024 votes.

There's a new sheriff in Marshall County. Republican Eddie McGuire defeated Democratic incumbent Kevin Byars. McGuire finished with 9,026 votes. Byars finished with 5,569 votes.

Jason Darnall beat Zachary Brien to win the County Attorney's race. Darnall finished with 8,337 votes. Brien had 4,983 votes.

In other county races, Democrat Justin Lamb defeated Republican Joshua Medley in the 1st District County Commissioner's race. Lamb collected 7,121 votes. Medley finished with 7,027 votes.

In the 2nd District County Commissioner's race, Republican Kevin Spraggs beat Democrat Johnny Bowlin. Spraggs had 8,361 votes. Bowlin finished with 5,697 votes.

In the 3rd District County Commissioner's race, Republican Monti Collins defeated Democrat Richard Cocke. Collins finished with 8,894 votes. Cocke had 5,302 votes.

Republican Michael Gordon won the county coroner's race. Gordon finished with 7,425 votes. Democrat Barry Taylor had 6,533 votes.

In the Benton City Council race, the top six vote-getters were Ann Riley (1,018) Rita Murray (980) Sherra Riley (951) Kevin Farley (896) Stanley “Butch” Holland (892) and Charles Edmonds (869).

Randy Travis beat Leigh Ann Robinson Kinnis to grab a seat on the Marshall County Board of Education in the 3rd Educational District. Travis had 1,151 votes. Kinnis had 771 votes.

Lynn Jones defeated Von Puckett in the Calvert City mayor's race. Jones finished with 545 votes. Puckett had 446 votes.

Republican U.S. Representative James Comer carried Marshall County in the 1st Congressional District race, beating Democrat Paul Walker. Comer finished with 9,780 votes. Walker had 4,576 votes.

State Senator Danny Carroll carried Marshall County in the 2nd Senatorial District race, beating Democrat Julie Tennyson. Carroll had 9,588 votes. Tennyson finished with 4,904 votes.

Republican Chris Freeland carried Marshall County in the State Representative 6th Representative District race, beating Linda Story Edwards. Freeland finished with 9,412 votes. Edwards had 5,125 votes.

And Marshall County voters voted in favor of a measure meant to give crime victims the same rights as the accused perpetrators, also called Marsy's Law. There were 7,347 'yes' votes and 5,487 'no' votes.

Published 10:27 PM, Tuesday Nov. 06, 2018
Updated 07:17 PM, Wednesday Nov. 07, 2018

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