The preliminary numbers released by the Wheeler County Clerk’s office shows that Judge Lynn Morley will keep his job.
Voters opted to vote “no” on the recall by nearly 2 to 1. A total of 622 votes were tallied, with 405 (65%) voting down the recall.
The biggest voting precinct to vote “no” in the recall was in the Fossil precinct. There, 82% of voters said the Mr. Morley should stay in office.
Mitchell was the lone precinct to vote for the recall. A small majority of voters there voted “yes” to recall Judge Morley, at 56% of the vote.
In Spray, 102 people cast a “no” vote, making up 55% of the ballots cast.
The result means that Judge Lynn Morley will not be recalled and will serve the remainder of his term, until December 31, 2022.