Oktibbeha County sheriff secures votes to serve another term

Oktibbeha County Sheriff Steve Gladney

Oktibbeha County Sheriff Steve Gladney will serve another term, reports the Starkville Daily News.

Posted: Aug 7, 2019 4:31 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Oktibbeha County Sheriff Steve Gladney will serve another term, reports the Starkville Daily News.

The incumbent barely secured a victory in the Democratic Primary.

The race was too close to call Tuesday night due to the number of affidavit ballots.

Those ballots were processed Wednesday.

In all, Gladney received 50 percent of the total votes

Former Oktibbeha County sheriff’s deputy John Rice narrowly lost with more than 46 percent of the total votes.

No Republican candidates are running for the position.

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