Who Won the Canton Mayor’s Race?

November 7, 2023
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📰 The Gist: Canton voters have re-elected Bill Grant as Mayor, signaling continued trust in his leadership.

🔍 The Details: Incumbent Bill Grant celebrates victory, while City Council positions see a mix of old and new faces with Travis Johnson and Shawn Tolan taking their spots without opposition, and Farris Yawn narrowly clinching Ward 3 in a tight race.

📊 By The Numbers:

  • Bill Grant holds onto the mayoralty with 57.5% of the vote.
  • Travis Johnson assumes Ward 1 Councilor role unopposed.
  • Shawn Tolan keeps his Ward 2 seat uncontested.
  • Farris Yawn narrowly won over Tracye Busbee for Ward 3 with a slim margin.

🌐 In Context: With the Mayor retaining his position, the city government sees stability at the helm while welcoming newcomers in other key positions.

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