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Maurice Mercer becomes Pelham's first African-American City Councilman

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Maurice Mercer won the Pelham City Council Seat 4 election on Tuesday night over Jim Phillips, making him the city's first African-American city councilman.

Mercer tallied 809 of the 1,060 votes to Phillips' 251.

 

Pelham Council Place 4

100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING

  Maurice Mercer
809 76%
 
  Jim Phillips
251 24%
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