Record turnout among voters in Lincoln’s election runoff | People
The city of Lincoln saw a record number of voters turn out for the municipal election runoff held Tuesday, Oct. 9.
Candidate Claude “Bud” Kitchin defeated Kelly Love in the mayor’s race, according to current mayor Carroll Watson who called in the results. Kitchin had 53 percent of the votes compared to Love’s 47 percent.
Watson says a total of 1,447 people voted in the runoff, which is more than in the original election in August.
Today also marks the first time the city of Lincoln has ever had a municipal runoff. Lincoln also had runoffs for three council positions. You can see those results and other municipal runoff election results on MyVoteAlabama.com.