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June 25, 2014

County Commissioner candidates face runoff

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NORMAN —

In the only other county race, David Tinsley will retain his position as the Cleveland County Assessor with a deciding 68.4 percent or 12,273 votes. The Republican incumbent has 32 years of experience in the appraisal profession with the Cleveland County Assessors’ office. There were no Democrat or Independent challengers in the assessor’s race.

He was appointed assessor March 1, 2009, and has been a member of the International Association of Assessing Officers since 1987.

“Thank you for allowing me four more years to continue to do what the constitution allows me to do,” Tinsley said. “We’ll continue to do what we need to do. I thank the voters of Cleveland County for entrusting me with the office.”

Tinsley lives in Norman with his wife, Joyce, of 36 years, a retired Moore teacher. They raised two children in Noble before moving to Norman.

Challenger Cheryl Pack received 5,666 votes equaling 31.6 percent of the total. Pack has worked in the assessor’s office for 26 years. She learned the assessors office on the job from the ground up.

All election results are unofficial until certified by the Cleveland County Election Board.

Joy Hampton

366-3544

jhampton@

normantranscript.com

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