David Norton won a poll of attorneys in a preferential poll for the General Sessions Court judge election on Aug. 2.
He got 133 votes - 52.8 percent of the votes cast in the poll conducted by the Chattanooga Bar Association.
Judge Norton was appointed by the County Commission as interim judge after the death of Judge Bob Moon.
Others getting votes in the poll were:
Ron Powers 62 - 24.6 percent
Joe DeGaetano 21 - 8.3 percent
Gary Starnes 19 - 7.
Valerie Epstein 7 - 2.8 percent
Patricia Best Vital 6 - 2.4 percent
Yolanda Mitchell 4 - 1.6 percent