Video: Stephen Jones Declared Winner of Ward 5 Special Election
Columbus, Miss. (WCBI)- Stephen Jones has been declared the winner of the Ward 5 run-off special election against Marthalie Porter.
On Wednesday morning 19 affidavit ballots were counted. 14 of them qualified.
In total, Jones took away the most votes at 451. Porter received 445.
Porter and Jones ran first and second out of a 4 person race. Neither candidate took the majority of the votes.
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