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Mayor, marshal races bring out East Prairie voters

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

CHARLESTON -- East Prairie will get a new mayor but keep its chief of police.

With incumbents in two of the city's top positions in races against challengers in Tuesday's election, "the turnout in East Prairie City was a lot heavier than anywhere else," said Mississippi County Clerk Junior DeLay.

According to DeLay, 704 out of city's 1,977 registered voters cast ballots for a 36 percent turnout in East Prairie.

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