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Hoover beats out Harmon for chancellor Barry Mac Murphy wins in District 5

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Carroll County voters helped boost Vicki Hodge Hoover past contender Ben Harmon for the position of chancellor over the 24th Judicial District in the Aug. 6 general election.

Hoover grabbed 2,706 votes (62 percent) in the county, topping 1,656 votes (38 percent) for Harmon.

Hoover collected a total of 10,938 votes throughout the district, which includes Carroll, Benton, Decatur, Hardin, and Henry Counties.

Harmon received 8,164 district votes.

Hoover will be finishing out the unexpired term of former chancellor Carma McGee, who was appointed to the Tennessee Court of Appeals Western Section in April of last year.

Also as part of the Aug. 6 ballot, voters chose to retain McGee on the Court of Appeals with 76 percent voting to retain her and 24 percent voting to replace her.

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Barry Mac Murphy

Local voters opted for Barry Mac Murphy for the County Commission District 5 position.

Murphy garnered 510 votes (62 percent), topping out Michael Tate, who tallied 310 votes for 38 percent.

Murphy will be serving out the unexpired term of Jeff Carter, who moved out of the district.

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