Longtime Perry County Sheriff Carlos Herring was handily defeated by Jimmy Dale Smith.
Perry County Sheriff -- 15 of 15 precincts reporting (100%)
|Jimmy Dale Smith||2,266||65%|
Covington County's Roger Speed was narrowly beaten by the man he defeated four years ago, Stann Smith.
Covington County Sheriff -- 17 of 17 precincts reporting (100%)
And Greene County Sheriff Stanley McLeod lost to Kevin Fortinberry.
|Stanley Mc Leod||1,853||43%|
|Henry Mc Cullum||2,526||57%|
|John Wayne Tolar||1,876||43%|
In Marion County, deputy Jason Kessler edged past constable Adrian Fortenberry in the Democratic runoff to replace the retiring Sheriff Rip Stringer. Kessler now faces a Republican and two independents.
Marion County Sheriff -- 23 of 23 precincts reporting (100%)