Welaka voters elect Town Council

2 incumbents among 3 elected to Town Council

By Eric Wallace - Senior Producer, I-TEAM
Effie Nidam/CNN

WELAKA, Fla. - The Welaka Town Council will have one new member after Tuesday's election. 

Incumbents Willie L. Washington Jr. and Jamie D. Watts were re-elected. Jessica Finch won the third seat on the Town Council. 

Polls were open until 7 p.m. Tuesday for voters in the town of Welaka in southern Putnam County. 

The Putnam County Supervisor of Election's Office reported the following vote counts for the six non-partisan candidates on the ballot:

  • Jessica Finch - 216 votes
  • Pam Olson - 102 votes
  • O. Louis Peronard - 90 votes
  • Willie L. Washington Jr. - 208 votes
  • Jamie D. Watts - 199 votes 
  • James Larry Wynn - 100 votes

Peronard, who's currently on the Town Council, was not re-elected.

Click here for a breakdown of Election Day and vote-by-mail vote tallies, as well as voter turnout.

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