Macon County Commission Republican primary results in
The voters of Macon County have spoken, and two of the seven Republicans running — Danny Antoine and Gary Shields — will advance to November’s General Election. Another, John Shearl, won’t have to wait until November to learn his fate as no Democrats are running for that seat.
Shearl was squaring off against former Macon County Sheriff’s Lt. Don Willis for the District I. He won that race with 58.6% of the vote and will take that seat.
Antoine and Shields were in a more crowded field with a total of five candidates running for District II. They received 34.7% and 27.2%, respectively. Behind them were Danny Reitmer, Richard Lightner and Gregg Jones, who received 14.8%, 12.3% and 11.1%, respectively.
Antoine and Shields will be in a four-candidate primary for two seats against Democrats Ronnie Beale, an incumbent, and Betty Cloer Wallace.
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You mean a 4-candidate general election, right?
Another question. Since Shields did not receive 30% of the vote, couldn't Danny Reitmer request a primary runoff between himself and Shields?