Melton Overcomes Challenger in Public Defender Race

Melton Overcomes Challenger in Public Defender Race | Public Defender, election results, Gerald Melton, Murfreesboro news, sheriff, WGNS, WGNS News

WGNS' Bart Walker talks to Gerald Melton and his wife Marcia.

Longtime Public Defender Gerald Melton held off a challenge from Andy Brunelle for the GOP nomination...

 

Melton received 51.5% of the vote to Brunelle's 48.4%, a difference of 367 votes in the countywide election. Melton thanked his family for their support during the campaign...

 

When Tennessee created the statewide public defender system in 1984, Melton was appointed to the position after serving as an assistant district attorney. It's a position he's held since.

HEAR THE FULL INTERVIEW WITH GERALD MELTON...
  

 

 

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