Taylor edges out Everett in runoff election

November 30, 2022

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

County News.