Two of the three incumbents running for Hopkinsville City Council won re-election Tuesday.
Incumbent Democrat Wendell Lynch will retain his ward 6 seat after facing off against Republican challenger Timothy Moss on the ballot, defeating him by 1,570 votes. In ward 8, incumbent Tom Johnson defeated challenger Twyla Parris by nearly 600 votes.
In ward 11 however, longtime city councilman Democrat Wesley Grimes was defeated by Republican Jason Bell, who claimed victory with 4,629 votes to Grimes’ 4,185. Bell thanked his supporters and says he’s ready to represent the people of ward 11 and get to work.
In ward 1, Darvin Adams pulled out a landslide victory over independent Natasha Francis, 5,199 votes to her 1,977. Adams defeated incumbent Thomas Grant in the primary election.