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With all 22 precincts reporting in St. Francois County there were some upsets. Three incumbents will not be returning for another term.

Jerel Poor beat out Sandy Martinez for judge by a 53 to 46 percent margin.

Pat King won over Shawn McCarver for judge by a 55 to 44 margin.

Jay Graf narrowly defeated longtime Recorder of Deeds Steve Grider by less than 40 votes.

By far the biggest upset of the night was Melissa Gilliam holding her 4-to-1 margin from the start to defeat current Prosecutor Attorney Jerrod Mahurin.

In other county races, Harold Gallaher beat Linda Dickerson-Bell for a second time to retain his seat as Presiding Commissioner.

And Kevin Engler won over Andrew Young for County Clerk.

As for state representative races, in the area's two contested races Dale Wright defeated Bill Kraemer in the 116th district, while Mike Henderson won by a sizable margin over Kayla Chick.

Keep in mind these are the "unofficial" vote totals until a team certifies the results in coming days. 

Also, the Daily Journal reporters are currently speaking with the winners and some of the upsets and we'll have that story for you, along with vote totals, later in the evening.

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