Incumbent Robert Arnold captured 50.8 percent of the vote in the sheriffâ€™s race mong Rutherford County among early voters.
Dale Armour took 29.7 percent of the vote, Billy Kennedy received 17.6 perccent of the vote and Jim Trammel had 2.8 percent of the vote.
Early voting among other Rutherford County votes:
County Clerk: Lisa Duke Crowell, 75.63 percent; Pierrecia Lyons, 24.32 percent
Circuit Court Clerk: Melissa Harrell, 75.42 percent; Avent Lane, 24.51 percent
U.S Senate: Joe Carr 58.6 percent; Lamar Alexander 37.70 percent
U.S House 4th Congressional District: Jim Tracy 59.39 percent; Scott Desjarlais, 34.6 percent