The results are in! After a tense race between Terry Duncan and John Arthur the County has spoken and Duncan has been named the Sheriff of Pushmatha County.
Duncan received a total of 1,103 votes compared to Arthur’s 816 voters. Duncan received 57.48% of the counties total votes.
For the race between Markwayne Mullin and George Faught for the Republican candidate for Representative of District 2 (in Pushmataha County), Faught won with a total of 50.23% of the votes (108). Mullin received 49.77% (107) of the votes.
For the Democratic candidate for Representative of District 2 (in Pushmataha County), Rob Wallace won with 1,198 votes (65.18%) over Wayne Herriman’s 640 votes (34.82).
When asked how he felt after hearing the results Duncan said, “I would just like to thank everyone. The outpouring of support has been overwhelming. I would like to thank everyone for everything they have done, and I want to thank God too. I am ready to roll up my sleeves and work hard for the county come January. I hope I don't let anyone down and I will do my best.”
These results are unofficial until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 31, 2012. At that time, Duncan will be officially named the new Sheriff of Pushmataha County.