MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A special election was held for the State House District 74 seat Tuesday.
Republican Charlotte Meadows is the winner of that election, garnering 68.08 percent of the vote. Her opponent, Democrat Rayford Mack, received 31.30 percent of the vote.
Of the 2,444 total votes, here are how they were broken down:
- Meadows - 1,664
- Mack - 765
- Write-in - 15
“I’m thrilled and I’m grateful to the voters of District 74 for giving me the confidence of putting me in this office, for going back to the polls three times this year,” said Meadows. “I’m really relieved that it’s over with.”
“I wanted to thank all the people who really supposed me through this campaign,” said Mack.
Mack said despite the weather Tuesday, he expected a better turnout of voters.
The state House District 74 seat was left vacant after the passing of Dimitri Polizos in March.
Meadows has a background in business and education, having co-founded Montgomery’s first charter school. She will take office immediately.