Winners announced in Jennings County races

Winners have been announced in Tuesday’s primary elections in Jennings County. In the Republican Primary for Sheriff, Wm. Kenny Freeman got 64 percent of the vote, defeating Joe Massie, who won 36 percent. Freeman will face Democrat incumbent Gary Driver in November.

In the Republican primary for County Commissioner District 3, Matt Sporleder defeated Jeff Burton, 60 percent to 40 percent. He will face Democrat Nick Megel in November. Megel was unopposed in the Democratic primary.

On the Democrat side, Sandra Vance got 56 percent of the vote, defeating incumbent Janice Ramey’s 44 percent in the race for County Recorder. Vance will face Republican Mary Kilgore in the general election for recorder.