Election Day proved to have many surprises across the Mountain State and Logan County was no different.
Logan had an unusually large turnout with over 13,000 voters making up a 51.19% turnout in the county.
Republican Diana Barnette defeated Democrat Ed White for County Commission with a 2,400-vote lead.
Democrat Paul “P.D.” Clemens won Logan County Sheriff with 935 votes over Republican Chris Trent.
Democrat David Wandling was the winner in the Prosecuting Attorney race against Independent Joe Spradling.
In the House of Delegates races, Republican Matthew Deskins was the leader in Logan County for District 20. In the end, the Logan County lead wasn’t enough to unseat Democrat incumbent Nathan Brown.
Delegates Joe Jefferies and Zack Maynard won 2 more years in the house with 30% and 35% of votes, respectively.
In District 24, Democrat incumbent Tim Tomblin was upset by Republicans Jordan Bridges and Margitta Mazzocchi.
Republican Rupie Phillips won the W.Va. State Senate District 7 race with 56.2% of the vote against Democratic challenger Ralph Rodighiero.
The results of Tuesday’s election are unofficial until the county election canvass next week.