Voters Seeing Double?

(WPSD) There are some unusual circumstances in Graves, County Kentucky causing confusion ahead of the May primary.

Johnny Jackson and Johnny Jackson will both be candidates on the ballot.

However, they won’t be competing against each other. One is running for county commissioner, the other for city council.

Sharing a name isn’t where the similarities end.

“We are similar in age. We’ve been in Graves County all of our lives, and we have wives who have the same name,” says one Jackson. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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