Giles County Votes NO On The Home Rule Charter
Posted on August 02, 2012
The big question posed before Giles County voters yesterday was the question of a Home Rule Charter. Such a charter would set term limits for elected officials and also do away with the need to send legislation to the state for approval.
Local voters were decidedly against the Home Rule Charter, voting it down 2,553 to 1,791. That’s 63.49% against to 36.51% in favor.
Jimmy Dean Caldwell, Doug Turner and Barry Wilburn were elected aldermen in Elkton during yesterdays election. Wilburn led the contest with 42 votes. Jimmy Dean Caldwell was second with 39 votes and Doug Turner received 34 votes. Mae Frances Neal received 33 votes in yesterdays election.
Charles Jett won the Lynnville mayors race with 58 votes. Robert E. White finished second with 30 votes and Jami M. Ray received six votes in yesterdays election.
Lori Z. Edwards and Phillip Vandiver each received 60 votes to serve as aldermen in Lynnville.
Larry Johnson received the most votes to become alderman in Minor Hill. The second place candidate was a write-in candidate, Brandon Beard. Johnson received 67 votes while Beard received 59. William “Bill” Sacharnoski finished third with 47 votes.