Jeffery Washington wins reelection in Etowah County Commission District 5 race

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Jeffery Washington was the winner over Carolyn Parker in Tuesday's Democratic primary for the Etowah County Commission District 5 seat.

With this vote, since he has no Republican opposition in November's general election, Washington has been reelected to serve in this position beginning in 2023.

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He finished with a 98-vote edge over Washington in unofficial returns lacking only absentee ballots, 659 to 561.

Neither candidate was available for comment.

This article originally appeared on The Gadsden Times: Jeffery Washington declared District 5's county commissioner