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Winkles the winner in Falkville runoff

Published 7:24pm Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Incumbent Falkville councilman Ken Winkles defeated his challenger Patrick Holmes, 100 votes to 73 votes, in Tuesday’s Runoff Election.

The Place 5 race ended in a 144-144 vote tie in the Aug. 28 Municipal Election.

Holmes, 32, said the low voter turnout hurt his chances in the runoff.

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