Warren "Billy" Young wins City Council President seat

Warren "Billy" Young

Voters chose a new City Council President in Tuesday's runoff election.

Warren “Billy” Young, a tax attorney for the state, beat Lydia Chatmon with 56 percent of the vote to become the next council president.

Young replaces incumbent Corey Bowie who lost his seat by coming in third in the August general election.

Chatmon posted on Facebook, "I am so grateful. I am so thankful. We are so blessed. Thank you to everyone who prayed for and worked hard with the Let's Grow Selma campaign. We may not have been victorious in the ballot box, but we WILL WIN TOGETHER! Titles don't matter when the heart if filled with love, joy, and humility. Y'all get some rest... WE STILL HAVE WORK TO DO!!! Let's Grow Selma!"

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