Two of the three sitting General Sessions Court judges were defeated in the Rutherford County General Election.
GENERAL SESSIONS JUDGE, PART III
Murfreesboro City Councilman Toby Gilley defeated incumbent Larry Brandon by nearly 10-thousand votes for General Sessions Judge, Part III. Gilley received 10,603 votes to Brandon's 9,777...
Gilley, who has served as a Murfreesboro City Councilman for the past 13 years, will step down from that position when he is sworn in as judge. Brandon has served as General Sessions Judge Part III since it was
created in 2006.
GENERAL SESSIONS JUDGE, PART II
Local attorney Barry Tidwell is the new General Sessions Judge, Part II. He defeated incumbent Judge David Loughry 14,767 to 13,190. Loughry thanks his supporters...
Loughry has served as General Sessions Judge for 24 years.
GENERAL SESSIONS JUDGE, PART 1
General Sessions Judge Ben Hall McFarlin is the only one to win re-election. He received 17,372 votes to challenger Kevin Hodges' 11,541.