Grayville Has a New Mayor
White County Voters turned out in what could be record low numbers Tuesday to vote in the Consolidated Elections.
Due to the fact there were very few races in the county, many voters felt like there was no point in going to the polls, however enough voters did go to the polls and decided on who would guide Grayville as the new mayor.
Twenty eight percent of Gray Township voters turned out to elect Travis Thompson the new Grayville Mayor. Thompson has served as the fire chief for a number of years.
Thompson was running against Andy Brock, who picked up 91 votes compared to Thompson’s 122.
There were five men running for Grayville commissioner and only four could be elected.
Those elected are David Jordan and Donovan Baldwin, each with 165 votes, Tyler Howell with 145 votes and Chris James with 111 votes. Bob Stroud picked up 68 votes.
There were actually no other races in White County, with Carmi voters reseating Mark Blake, Mike Knight and Jeremy Courson to the council. Local voters also elected Jim Totten, who will fill the seat held by Lance Yearby, who did not seek reelection.