Dana Murphy leads Rob Johnson in the Republican primary being held today for one of November’s Corporation Commission races.
With 21 out of 2,234 precincts reporting, Murphy had 1,380 votes, while Johnson had 1,135.
The winner of the race will face Commissioner Jim Roth in an a special election for his seat. The winner of the November race will serve out the remainder of former Commissioner Denise Bode’s term — a period of two years. Bode resigned in 2007.
– Jack Money