Power of the Vote on Full Display in Mosses Municipal Election Results
From the West Alabama Newsroom–
The mayor’s race in a small Lowndes County town — has proven to be the perfect example of the power of the vote.
The race for mayor in the town of Mosses — was decided by a single vote — in the recent municipal election.
Harold Bell is the town’s new mayor-elect.
“That one vote helped me to be the mayor of Mosses,” he said.
Bell got 226 of the 451 votes cast for mayor in the election.
Incumbent Mayor Willie Hill — got 225.
“One vote can mean the difference in the standards of living not only for the next four years but for years to come,” said Hill.
Hill says the election results clearly demonstrate the power of the vote — in addition to the fact that every vote matters.
“There will be a difference in the ideals of what the different leadership is going to place most of the emphasis on,” said Hill.
“That one vote made a difference. And I’m encouraging people to continue to go out and vote. That one vote will count,” said Bell.
Mayor-elect Bell officially takes office November 2nd.
The town of Mosses was founded in 1979.
It has a population of about a thousand people.