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While the biggest race on the ballot Tuesday was the Republican primary runoff between U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions and former Auburn head football coach Tommy Tuberville, several West Alabama counties had their own runoff elections. Here’s a roundup of how those went:

In Walker County, James “Jim” Borden bested D. Michael Pate for the Walker County Commission District 3 GOP primary runoff. Borden won with 1,420 votes and 53% versus Pate’s 1,263 votes and 47%.

On several counties’ ballots was the race for the Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Place No. 2. Beth Kellum won against Will Smith in those races.

In Bibb County, C.W. West won the GOP primary runoff for Coroner against Howard Franks. West got 57% of the vote with 1,539 votes against Franks’ 43% and 1,164.

Two Fayette County Commission seats were on the GOP primary runoff ballot.

For District 4, Wesley Jacobs bested Roger Morrison with 59% of the vote and 395 votes against Morrison’s 41%  and 280 votes.

For District 5, Robert Townley won against Jason Nelson, with 68% of the vote and 393 votes against Nelson’s 32% and 187 votes.

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