November 7th, 2012 by WCBC Radio
The final numbers were not officially counted until the early morning hours, but when the tallies were announced it showed two Mineral County incumbents defeated. Democrat incumbent County Commissioner Cindy Pyles was defeated by Republican challenger candidate Jerry Whisner. Whisner received 6,310 votes compared to 4,372 for Pyles. In the Sheriffs race, Democrat incumbent Craig Fraley lost to Republican challenger Jeremy Taylor. Taylor garnering 5,721, with Fraley getting 4,978. Problems with some of the voting machines caused the delay.