ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - A Monroe County supervisor’s race is finally over, three months since the election.
Rubel West is the new 3rd District supervisor.
Brian Atkins challenged November's results shortly after the election. | Photo Date: Feb. 25, 2020
He defeated Brian Atkins by 14 votes in November’s general election 1,071 to 1,057 respectively.
Shortly after the election, Atkins challenged the results, claiming voting irregularities.
A judge ruled West the winner on Tuesday.
West said he officially won by nine votes. His attorney William Starks said the margin was eight votes.
Atkins did not comment following the hearing.