In the 1st District Constable race, Donnie Hughes retained his seat over Charles Carroll. Hughes received 69.04 percent of the vote to Carroll’s 30.91 percent. In the District 2, Richard (Dickie) Alford got 63.19 percent as the incumbent over newcomer Robert P. (Rusty) Boling, who tallied a little over 36 percent of the vote. Wayne Henry took the District 4 Constable position collecting 549 votes, or 34.51 percent over his three rivals, Kevin Crye, Clayton Cunningham and closest competitor Gary Runyan, who got 31.43 percent or 500 votes. Johnny Dewayne Hicks also retained his position by taking 34.91 percent of the vote over three others. Clyde Emerson Sr. received 24.93 percent while Ray Myers got 21.89 percent and Daniel Blankenship getting 18.10 percent of the total vote.
Breaking down the percentages, Hicks got 598 votes, Emerson 427, Myers got 375 votes and Blankenship got 310 votes. Unopposed in the Constables race for District 3 was Jesse Hughes who received 1,096 complimentary votes. District 5 unopposed was Ira Cox who got 757 complimentary votes. In District 7, Charlie McKenzie received 1,538 votes without opposition. McKenzie also petitioned for a Cleveland City Council District 1, position which will be voted in the Aug. 5 race. He will be pitted against former City Councilman Floyd Wade, and both will seek the seat currently held by Bambi Hines. McKenzie will have to make a decision which office he wants to hold after the August voting has taken place and if he wins that race.