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Incumbent Mayors Defeated in Decatur, Tuskegee

By: associated press
By: associated press

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Voters in Decatur defeated the city's incumbent mayor in one of several mayoral contests across Alabama.

The Decatur Daily reports that challenger Don Kyle captured 45 percent of the vote Tuesday in a four-person mayoral race involving incumbent mayor Don Stanford, who got about 6 percent.

Kyle now faces the second-place finisher, Carl Cole, in a runoff election Oct. 9.

In Tuskegee, WSFA-TV reports that challenger Johnny Ford got 57 percent of the vote to defeat incumbent Mayor Omar Neal, who got about 38 percent.

In Prattville, Mayor Bill Gillespie Jr. was re-elected with about 68 percent of the vote.

AP-WF-08-29-12 1112GMT


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