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Lairy Defeats Fowler in MS Senate Special Election

CLAY COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) –   Voters in 4 local counties headed to the polls Tuesday (1-15) for a special election to fill the late Bennie Turner’s seat in the State Senate.  It looks like Angela Turner Lairy has defeated West Point businessman Kenny Fowler and will serve the remainder of her father’s term in District 16.

Here is a look at the county by county breakdown:

Clay County

Lairy 2,508

Fowler 1482

 

Lowndes County

Lairy 555

Fowler 24

Oktibbeha County

Lairy 827

Fowler 176

 

Noxubee County

Lairy 253

Fowler 23

 

Absentee ballots must still be counted in Noxubee and Clay Counties, but they won’t be enough to change the outcome.