1 vote wins Ga. mayor election

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 8:10 AM
Last updated 8:15 AM
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DANVILLE, Ga. --On Tuesday, Donald Moore lost by one vote in his mayoral bid for this small town in Twiggs County.

  Longtime Danville City Councilman Jimmy Smith won the election 49-48.

“I was hoping there would be a wider margin,” Moore told the Macon Telegraph, “in my favor.”

Moore, who plans to request a recount, said the way he sees it, “Jimmy has a one-vote lead.”

The town of about 350 residents in the eastern tip of Twiggs County lies along U.S. 80, about 30 miles southeast of Macon.

This year’s mayor’s race in Danville is the first contested one in more than a decade.

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Brad Owens
Brad Owens 11/10/11 - 09:47 am
Jimmy "Landslide" Smith!!!

Jimmy "Landslide" Smith!!!

Willow Bailey
Willow Bailey 11/10/11 - 10:37 am
He'd best be present for the

He'd best be present for the recount.

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