MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — News 5 is your local election headquarters, and we have full coverage of Mobile City Council runoff elections.
With seven of eight precincts reporting, William Carroll has won the Mobile City Council District 2 seat. Carroll has received 1,465 votes while the recently deceased Levon Manzie has received 1,100 votes. The unusual District 2 runoff pitted challenger William Carroll against incumbent Levon Manzie, who died last month. Manzie is still on the ballot and a concerted reelection campaign has continued after his death.
For District 1, Cory Penn edged out Herman Thomas for the council seat. With six of seven precincts reporting, Penn received 1,377 votes, while Thomas received 1,192 votes.
In District 6, Scott Jones defeated Josh Woods. Woods released the following statement:
“From the results we are seeing, it appears we fell short in votes tonight to win the Council Seat in District 6. However, I know we did not fall short in all the effort and hard work our team put into this race. I feel the things we accomplished and issues we raised in our race will shape The Future of District 6 moving forward.”Josh Woods
The city will release the official results of the runoff election soon.