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Cooke, Hemphill in runoff for Justice Court seat


Dispatch Staff Report


The race for Lowndes County District 1 Justice Court Judge will 


continue as candidates Ron C. Cooke and Chris Hemphill move on to a 


Nov. 24 runoff election. 


Cooke, a former Justice Court judge, led all five candidates in 


Tuesday''s special election with 405 votes (33 percent), followed by 


Hemphill, a lawyer filling the late Phillip Robertson''s term on the 


bench, with 322 votes (29 percent). 


Lowndes County Sheriff''s Office investigator Tony Cooper was a close 


third with 322 votes (26 percent). Carolyn Robertson, Phillip 


Robertson''s widow, was fourth with 83 votes (seven percent). 


Property manager Michael Tate garnered 56 votes (5 percent).




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