Municipal election results trickle in
by Kevin Pearson
Jun 05, 2013 | 2328 views | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend | print
City elections for mayor and alderman were held statewide Tuesday.

Although the official results are not in yet, the unofficial results are in for most of Bolivar County.

In Alligator, Tommy Brown ran for mayor uncontested and received 22 votes.

The elected aldermen are Jerry Mitchell, 23 votes; Ronald Fava, 28; Michelle Wallace, 24; Shewanda Butler, 22; and Robert Fava Jr., 25.

Benoit held no elections.

In Beulah, Carl Lewis was elected mayor with 71 votes, while Luscius Tucker received 55 votes for mayor.

The elected aldermen for Beulah are Ella Hannah, 76 votes; Tim McCoy, 101; Francis Turner, 81; Marvin Turner, 103; and James Walker, 105.

Boyle held no elections.

Cleveland held elections in May with the primaries, hence no election was held Tuesday.

In Doddsville, David Ruffin was elected mayor and ran uncontested.

The aldermen also ran uncontested and are J.T. Leflore, Charles Martin Sr., Roy V. Brown, Samuel McIntee, and Lisa Bell.

In Drew, city officials preferred to wait until the official results are in to publish.

In Duncan, Charles Harvey was elected mayor with 110 votes, while Tara Bell received 40, and Tynesia Mims received 9.

The aldermen will stay the same as the previous year with Roy Caston, John Janous, Erma C. Lee, Lynn S. McMurchy, and Shirley Reddics.

In Merigold, Andrew Westerfield was unopposed for mayor.

The aldermen were also unopposed and are Charles Miller, Johnny Thomas, Pierce Criss, William “Billy” Latham, and Ken McGarrh.

In Mound Bayou, city officials preferred to wait until the official results are in.

Pace city officials also preferred to wait to publish results until they were official.

In Renova, Harvey L. Green ran for mayor against Jimmy L. Parker. Green won with 148 votes over Parker’s 94.

The elected aldermen for Renova are Tony G. Anderson, 154 votes; Juanita W. Green, 150; Milton Hunt, 141; Lenora Payne, 172; and Elbert G. Scott, 134.

Rosedale held no elections.

In Ruleville, Shirley Edwards beat out Rodney Frothingham for mayor with 641 votes over Frothingham’s 200.

Shaw city officials preferred to wait to publish results until they were made official.

Shelby city officials also preferred to wait till results were made official.

Winstonville held no elections yesterday.

The Bolivar Commercial will publish the official results of the elections when they have been confirmed.