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Cairo Mayor election reversed in ballot error

CAIRO, GA (WALB) -

In a swing of power at the ballot box, the race for Mayor of Cairo has been reversed after an error was discovered.

Voting officials say that due to an error in the vote tallying process, the City of Cairo's race for Mayor has been won by Robert Burns Sr., defeating Charles Renaud by just eleven votes.

Officials said Wednesday they failed to add some of the early voting numbers to the final count, resulting in an incorrect tally.

Final results:
Robert Burns Sr. - 408
Charles Renaud   - 397

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