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11/25/03

Johnson Wins Runoff

It was a tough fight for Savannah's top spot. But when the final numbers came in Doctor Otis Johnson was 502 votes ahead of long time politician Pete Liakakis.

Here are the official totals:

Otis Johnson 11,775

Pete Liakakis 11,273

Mayor elect Johnson says "I told folks last night that i wanted today to be solid as a rock and I wasn't going to be emotional. And, I haven't been. I'm gonna keep this tie and my rock so when things get rocky i'll bring them out and we're moving on. Mayor Floyd Adams Junior came over to congratulate the man who will be taking over his seat and his gavel on January second.

Reported by: Holly Bristow

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