Taylor edges out Everett in runoff election
By Paul Keane
The Wayne County News
Wilma H. Taylor held off a strong challenge from Tamekia Everett to
retain her Beat 2 School Board spot in Tuesday's runoff election.
Taylor and Everett were the top two vote-getters in the Nov. 8 general
election. Since there were four candidates running for the post, though,
50 percent of the vote plus one was needed in order to not force a
Taylor brought home 312 of the total 596 votes cast while Everett earned
283. Taylor will now serve a second six-year term on the School Board.
For a complete breakdown of the vote totals in all four precincts, be
sure and pick up a copy of the Thursday, Dec. 1 edition of The Wayne
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