Tallulah Mayoral Race Heads Into A Runoff

Published 05/03 2014 09:20PM

Updated 05/03 2014 09:29PM

Tallulah -- The Tallulah Mayoral race will have a runoff with Paxton Branch votes) facing Arthur Lee in a May 31 election.

The race was delayed after the death of incumbent Mayor Eddie Beckwith. His son, Michael Beckwith, stepped up to serve as interim for the past couple of months.

His death lead to qualifying reopening and several new candidates filing to run.

The final unofficial vote count:

Paxton Branch 847
Arthur Lee 423
Jann Williams-Buchanan 421
Felicia Dawn Williams 154
Adell Williams 150
Sandra Sue Scott 83
John Elbow Reed 63
Gerald Lott 52

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