Local Elections

Published on November 8th, 2022 | by Newt Rayburn

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Lafayette County Court Judge Election Results – Tuesday, November 8, 2022: Runoff Election Set

There will be a special runoff election in Lafayette County, Mississippi on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, for the newly created County Court Judge.

Because none of the eight candidates running received over 50% of the vote, the top two will face off against each other in the runoff election.

The two who received the most votes on Tuesday, November 8 were Carnelia Fondren (2,432 votes – 20%) and Tiffany Kilpatrick (2,160 votes – 18%).

Lafayette County JudgeTotals100% Reporting
Carnelia Fondren2,43220%
Tiffany Kilpatrick2,16018%
Steven Jubera1,71814%
Ray Garrett1,60813%
Christine Tatum1,45312%
Josh Turner1,40111%
James Justice9188%
Tommy Waller5154%

Election results include 18 of 18 precincts and absentee ballots. There are about 200 affidavit and five day absentee ballots outstanding, but those won’t change the outcome of the election.

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Newt Rayburn founded THE LOCAL VOICE in March of 2006. Previously, Newt was Editor of PROFANE EXISTENCE in Minneapolis, and Art Director for Ole Miss' LIVING BLUES magazine. Newt won a National Magazine Award in 1999 for his SOUTHERN MUSIC ISSUE with THE OXFORD AMERICAN. A seventh-generation Lafayette County, Mississippian, Newt Rayburn's alter ego—Neuter Cooter—lead the Mississippi band THE COOTERS to Rocknoll Glory across the USA from 1993-2018. Newt is a family man who also is a publisher, photographer, writer, musician, landlord, and Civil War enthusiast.



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