A tie vote in Taylor County for a commissioner's seat led to another close race in Tuesday's polls.
Russell Pounds, the Democratic candidate, edged out the Republican incumbent Jerry Albritton by a 223-219 vote, according to the Taylor County Manager Lenda Taunton.
In Wilcox County, the voters whittled the race for sheriff down from five candidates to two in the last election. Tuesday, Mike Martin defeated Lonnie Curry for the seat by a vote of 1,497-907. Those numbers are according to Betty Anderson with the probate judges' office.