Published Tue, Nov 6, 2012 11:51 pm Dateline
The race for the two Lawrence County Commissioner seats were stories of contrast on Election night.
It was a close race between Democrat Doug Malone and Republican Freddie Hayes Jr.
According to the Board of Elections Hayes has a unofficial lead of only 285 votes.
Republican County Commissioner Bill Pratt took the win over Democrat Carl Robinson with 55% of the vote.
Democrat Stephen Burcham secured 51% of the vote over his opponent Republican Jerry Rowe in the county treasurer's race.
Voters also rejected the Ironton Recreation Levy by a 51% to 48% margin.