19-year-old candidate in Hopkins Co. loses mayoral bid

19-year-old candidate in Hopkins Co. loses mayoral bid
Joshua Slaton
Joshua Slaton

HOPKINS CO., KY (WFIE) - No win for the teenage, write-in candidate for White Plains mayor, but 19-year-old Sawyer Smith did manage to walk away with 20 percent of the votes.

The winner of the race of is White Plains native Joshua Slaton.

He beat out incumbent mayor, Mike Williams, who was appointed by the city commission last year.

Slaton won by just five votes.

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