In Tupelo City Council races, Democrat Patricia Griffin received 104 votes in Ward 1; Shelia Nabors, Ward 2 Democrat, 145 votes; George Witherspoon, Ward 3 Democrat, 193 votes; and Ward 4 Republican Rhonda Betts, 172 votes.
In the general election, Griffin will face Republican Markel Whittington; Nabors will oppose Republican Fred Pitts; Witherspoon will meet Republican Jim Newell; and Betts will challenge incumbent Democrat Nettie Davis.
In Saltillo, Republican incumbent Bill Williams (331 votes) and Paul Turner, a Democrat (423 votes) were unopposed as mayoral candidates. They will face independent Russell Board in the general election.
Nettleton's unopposed candidates, all incumbent Democrats, were Mayor R.V. Adams (426 votes), City Clerk Bill Tapscott (429 votes) and Alderman at large Kirk Lindsey (417 votes). None has an opponent in the general election.
No party primaries were held in Verona, Plantersville, Sherman and Guntown, because all candidates are running as independents.
Oakley wins in Bruce
BRUCE - Robert Edward Oakley won by wide margins in Wards 3, 4 and 5 to gain a full term as mayor.
Oakley pulled almost double the votes of his Democratic primary opponent, alderman Jessey Higdon, winning 312-167.
Houlka totals certified
HOULKA - Results were released Thursday for Houlka's Democratic primary.
Winning seats on the Board of Aldermen were Beverly Davidson (83 votes), K.C. Gates (74); Thomas McNeil (65); Johnny H. Butler (63) and David Wiggs (62).
Mayor Josephine Higginbotham was elected without opposition.
Neither Higginbotham nor the board nominees have opponents in the general election.