City Councilman Johnny Ingle defeated incumbent Trion mayor Benny Perry in yesterday’s election.  Mayor Perry was defeated in the race by 36 votes.  Also Don Hariss won a seat on the city council defeating incumbent Chris Woods by 59 votes.  Former Trion Mayor Lanny Thomas won a seat on the city council as well.

The vote totals in Trion:

Mayor

Benny Perry – 111

Johnny Ingle – 147

Council Seat 1

Don Harris – 155

Chris Wood – 96 

Council Seat 2

Kari Maddux Lawrence – 94

Lanny Thomas – 104

Robert D. Ward – 60

Council Seat 3

Paula Arden – 61

Casey Brown – 74

Mickey McGraw – 118

School Board Seat 1

Derry Richardson – 217

School Board Seat 2

Tracey Martin

School Board Seat 3

Randy Henderson