RESULTS: Cynthia Chestnut wins city of Gainesville special election run-off

Gainesville special election candidates prepare for Election Day
Gainesville special election candidates prepare for Election Day(WCJB)
Published: Jan. 25, 2022 at 6:50 PM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Cynthia Chestnut has won the city of Gainesville’s special election run-off, defeating Matt Howland by 244 votes.

Chestnut will fill the vacant at-large “B” seat left empty by former commissioner Gail Johnson.

The results of the election are below.

Results: (As of 9:04pm)

Matt Howland: 6,012 (49%)

Cynthia Chestnut: 6,256 (51%)

Turnout: 13.62%

Precincts reporting: 35/35

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