Jackson wins, Crab Orchard goes wet

Published 9:59 am Wednesday, November 8, 2023

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By Abigail Roberts


STANFORD – Nancy Jackson will be the next Lincoln County Clerk. Jackson beat interim County Clerk George O. “Street” Spoonamore V for the seat Tuesday.

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According to the unofficial election results, Jackson garnered 3,867 votes and Spoonamore received 2,978, putting her ahead by a total of 889 votes.

Crab Orchard has also ended prohibition within city limits. Crab Orchard residents were asked to vote Tuesday on whether to allow the sale of alcohol within city limits.

There were 106 “yes” votes and 84 “no” votes.

According to officials Lincoln County saw a 36 percent voter turnout. There were a total of 6,892 ballots cast in the election.

Here are the unofficial results for Lincoln County:


Daniel Cameron – 4,252

Andy Beshear – 2,586


Secretary of State

Michael Adams – 5,176

Charles “Buddy” Wheatley – 1,550


Attorney General

Russell Coleman – 5,050

Pamela Stevenson – 1,682


Auditor of Public Accounts

Allison Ball – 5,200

Kimberley Kim Reeder – 1,503


State Treasurer

Mark H. Metcalf – 5,076

Michael Bowman – 1,646

Robert Perry – 0


Commissioner of Agriculture

Jonathan Shell – 5,252

Sierra J. Enlow – 1,475


Lincoln County Clerk

Nancy Jackson – 3,876

George O. “Street” Spoonamore V – 2,978


Board of Education 3rd District

Jennifer Broadbent – 650


Crab Orchard Wet/Dry

YES – 106

NO – 84