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Chris Comer Wins Circuit Judgeship

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala.(WHNT)- Chris Comer won a judgeship in Madison County on his 40th birthday.   Comer, a Republican, defeated Democrat Martha Lynn Sherrod, who is a current district judge.

“Very very happy,” Comer said after his win.  “Very humbled by the support and the help we’ve received throughout this process.”

With 100% of the votes in, Comer defeated Sherrod by a margin of 57% to 43%.   Comer will replace retiring judge Jim Smith.

“First off, it’s an awesome opportunity to serve, ” Comer said. “It’s a great platform to serve folks in their times of crisis.  And just feel like it’s a calling.”

Comer will take office in January.