Deidra White will fill the District 2 seat currently held by Mayor Pro Tem Willie T. Head on the Valdosta City Council.The VDT says she said:
White defeated Dr. L.W. Williams in the runoff election with 56.87 percent of the vote, or 178 votes and Williams received 43.13 percent of the votes, or 135 votes.
“My main focus is to make decisions that will help and not harm the people of the community,” White said.
Through the election and then the runoff White said she learned the process is very exhausting and tiring.
“No one can do it on their own, it takes many people from many different areas of the community to make something like this happen,” she said.
Here is her victory speech: