Bryan voters choose sheriff, county clerk


DURANT, Okla. — Bryan County voters made decisions on their sheriff and county clerk on Tuesday as well as their state representative.

Voters elected Kenneth Golden (D) as their new sheriff. Golden won 6,903 votes, 52.72 percent, to John D Wyatt’s (R) 6,190 votes, or 47.28 percent. Golden is currently the Bryan County undersheriff.

Voters in the county selected Tammy Reynolds (D) to continue to serve as the county clerk. She won 8,027 votes, 61.63 percent, to challenger Glenn Russell’s (R) 4,998 votes or 38.37 percent.

Current State Rep. Dustin Roberts (R) defeated his opponent, Jerry L. Tomlinson (D). Roberts received 7,307 votes, 63.97 percent, to Tomlinson’s 4,115, 36.03 percent.

Republican Markwayne Mullin defeated his opponents in the race for U.S. House of Representative. Mullin carried Bryan County with 7,520 votes, 57.71 percent. Democratic challenger Rob Wallace received 4,905 votes, 37.64 percent and Independent Michael G. Fulks received 606 votes, 4.65 percent in Bryan County.