Runoff to be held for open council seat in Winfield

Kenneth Crumpton, left, and Larry Reese Sr., right, will have a runoff for the vacant council seat in Winfield.

WINFIELD — The results for Winfield’s city council election are in, and none of the candidates received at least 51 percent of the vote, which means a runoff election will be held on July 11 between candidates Kenneth Crumpton and Larry Reese Sr.
The election was held on Tuesday, June 13, at the Winfield Community Center. A total of 268 votes were cast in person and through absentee and provisional ballots.
Reese received the most votes with 102 in total after the absentee and provisional ballots were counted in a special called meeting of the city council on Thursday, June 15. Crumpton received 68 votes in total.
As for the other candidates, Debby Posey received 54 total votes and Steve Martin received 44 total votes.
The special election was held to fill the open council seat left after councilman Eddie Posey passed away last year.

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