Published on April 7th, 2021 | by Newt Rayburn0
Official Vote Totals for Primary Elections in Oxford, Mississippi April 6, 2021
Rick Addy wins re-election for Ward I Alderman; Brian Hyneman and Preston Taylor advance to the General Election June 8, 2021
Official totals for Primary Elections in Oxford, Mississippi, including absentee and affidavit ballots:
Rick Addy 438
Billy Crews 414
Brian Hyneman 166
Alexandria White 31
Preston Taylor 60
Tracey Williams 33
Justin Boyd 2
There were 954 ballots cast on Primary Election Day, April 6, 2021. There were 178 absentee ballots cast. Fourteen affidavit ballots were accepted.
Seventeen affidavit ballots were rejected for various reasons, including no voter registration, registered to vote after the deadline, registered in a different ward, and lack of witness signatures by poll workers.
There are four affidavit ballots that are pending the showing of a photo ID. The voters of these ballots have five days after the election to present ID, otherwise they will be rejected.
Because there is no Republican or Independent challenger, Rick Addy is re-elected to another four-year term as Alderman of Ward I. He won by a total of 24 votes.
Brian Hyneman wins the Democratic nomination in Ward III and will face Republican McQueen Miscamble in the general election June 8.
Preston Taylor wins the Democratic nomination in Ward V and will face Republican Barney Chadwick in the general election.