Murrell Elected to City Council in Close Race
Wed, 06/10/2020 - 1:03pm admin
John W. “Johnny” Murrell, Jr. won the race for the West Plains City Council seat on June 2. His margin of success was razor-thin, having prevailed over challenger John A. Niesen by only five votes.
The total released by the Howell County Clerk showed Murrell received 275 votes to Niesen’s 270. There were 7 write-in votes.
Murrell took his seat at the City Council meeting on June 8.