August 2, 2018
By: Dwayne Page
County Mayor Tim Stribling cruised to a second term in the DeKalb County General Election Thursday.
Stribling, a Democrat, defeated Independent challenger Randy Paris 3,123 to 1,346. Stribling carried every precinct but Edgar Evins State Park and Rock Castle and had a majority of the early votes/ absentees.
Meanwhile, Trustee Sean Driver, a Republican, was elected to a fourth term. Driver ran unopposed and led the ticket with 4,065 votes.
County Clerk James L. (Jimmy) Poss, a Democrat, received 3,718 complimentary votes running unopposed for a second term.
Register of Deeds Jeff McMillen, a Democrat, was re-elected to a ninth term. He ran unopposed and got 3,841 votes.
The new terms of Stribling, Driver, Poss, and McMillen begin September 1.