Election Upset Of The Night Ferguson In Johnson Out


Ferguson with supporters

N.C. “Tom” Ferguson, in his first bid for public office, defeated Hernando Mayor Chip Johnson.

Johnson was seeking a fourth four-year term in Tuesday’s Republican municipal primary election.

The unofficial results from Hernando show Ferguson with 1,589 votes to Johnson 1,168.

“I’m eager to get started.” said Ferguson. “I’m looking forward to serving all of you as Mayor of the great City of