Voters choose sheriff candidates in Cape Girardeau, Mississippi, and Scott counties
Many voters in the Local 6 area cast their ballots for sheriff candidates during Tuesday night’s Missouri primaries.
In Cape Girardeau County, current Sheriff John Jordan sought re-election, and won against Dave Diveley in the Republican primary. There was not a Democratic primary in this race.
In Mississippi County Sheriff Keith Moore sought re-election, facing Brent Douglas in the Democratic primary. More received 55 percent of the vote, and Douglas received 45 percent. Republican candidate Cory Hutcheson did not have a challenger.
In Scott County, Sheriff Rick Walter is seeking another term. He won 64 percent of the vote in the Democratic primary over Ron Merideth, who came away with 36 percent. In the GOP primary, Wes Drury won 61 percent of the vote, over Gregg Ourth’s 39 percent.