Simmons wins easily - News

Simmons wins easily

Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2011 12:56 pm

GREENVILLE – Tuesday’s Special Election for the District 12 state senate seat was a landslide victory for Derrick Simmons.

Simmons easily defeated Gwendolyn McClure and Dorothy Walls for the seat vacated by Bolivar County Circuit Court Judge Johnnie Walls on Jan. 3. He collected 2,627 votes while McClure amassed 632 and Walls had 349 votes. 

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