Close District 2 Race Certified

There is an official winner in a very close District 2 county supervisor's race in Lauderdale County.

With all of the votes now certified, Republican Wayman Newell has been officially declared the winner.

Newell received 1,463 votes to the incumbent Democrat Jimmie Smith's 1,438 votes, a 25-vote margin.

Lauderdale county election officials finished counting all of the affidavit ballots in that race Friday, and certified the election.


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