Cavanaugh concedes to Baxley in PSC race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Republican Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh has conceded to Democrat Lucy Baxley in the tight race for president of the Alabama Public Service Commission.

Unofficial returns showed Baxley winning by more than 12,000 votes out of 2 million cast.

Cavanaugh issued a statement Friday congratulating Baxley on a successful campaign. Cavanaugh could have waited until election officials certify the vote on Nov. 25 and see whether the race was close enough for an automatic recount.

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