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Runoff election under way

Jeff Felser, Edna Jackson Jeff Felser, Edna Jackson
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

It's a big day for two candidates vying to be Savannah's next mayor.  Voters will decide Tuesday who they want to lead the city.

Savannah mayoral candidates Edna Jackson and Jeff Felser weren't going to let the opportunity slip away. They were holding campaign signs waving at would be voters at the intersection of DeRenne Avenue and Abercorn Street during rush-hour traffic.

Jackson, the mayor pro tem led with 2,850 votes in the Nov. 8 general election over City Councilman Felser. However, the six-way race resulted in no candidate receiving a winning majority.

"I will not be more of the same. It will take Savannah in a forward direction. And also to those of you who have businesses out there, when Jeff Felser wins, Savannah will be declared open for business," Felser said.

"I do feel that people that people have seen me as an alderman at large, as well as mayor pro tem, and they have seen how I have handled myself. so hopefully, this is a reason why I'm feeling very, very positive," Jackson said.

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