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New mayor elected in Hornersville

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)

The city of Hornersville elected a new mayor Tuesday night.

Cathy Ward defeated incumbent Mayor William Foresythe, according to the Dunklin County Clerk's Office.

Ward won by a total of six votes and did not get a majority. However, a runoff election must be requested.

The Dunklin County Clerk’s Office said there were 12 write-in votes for Gary Brown.

The results are unofficial, and the election will not be certified until Friday.

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