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Rachel Dove/WDNJim Harvey was the top vote-getter in the Mingo County magistrate race, winning with 31.47 percent of the vote. Harvey is pictured alongside his wife and biggest supporter, Judy, who is a deputy clerk in the County Clerk's office.
Rachel Dove/WDNJim Harvey was the top vote-getter in the Mingo County magistrate race, winning with 31.47 percent of the vote. Harvey is pictured alongside his wife and biggest supporter, Judy, who is a deputy clerk in the County Clerk's office.
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Jim Harvey was the top vote-getter in the Mingo County magistrate race, winning with 31.47 percent of the vote. Harvey is pictured alongside his wife and biggest supporter, Judy, who is a deputy clerk in the County Clerk’s office.


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“Big Jim” Hatfield has been involved in Mingo County politics for many years, and was elected to the unexpired county commission seat, defeating incumbent Mike Carter. Hatfield now serves as Mingo County Clerk.


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Mingo County House of Delegates District 20 primary election winner Justin Marcum is pictured hugging a supporter following the announcement that he had won his race with just shy of 70 percent of the vote.


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Employees with the Mingo County Clerk’s office were very busy Tuesday evening checking in the precinct ballot boxes as they were brought to the courthouse for counting. Election results were announced at about 10:30 p.m.


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A crowd was gathered Tuesday evening on Second Avenue in Williamson following the election to congratulate those who were successful in their bids for office.


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Pieces of plywood were placed over a section of the plexiglass that surrounds the room where the votes are counted Tuesday evening, which didn’t sit well with members of the public in attendance. The majority felt that the workers were attempting to prevent those who were there from seeing what was going on behind the glass. The media, as well as the public, were forced to remain in a roped-off section of the room and were not permitted close access the votes being tabulated.


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Mingo County Deputy Clerk Judy Harvey, left, was overjoyed and in tears after hearing the announcement that her husband, Jim Harvey, had won his bid for the magistrate’s seat. Also pictured are county clerk’s employees Ramona Browning and Marlena Cisco.


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Security was tight at the Mingo County Courthouse on election night to assure that no problems occurred. Pictured are Mingo County Court Bailiff Ronnie Martin, left, and Mingo County Sheriff’s Department Cpl. Norman Mines.


 
 
 
 
 
 
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