BY JENNIFER CABRERA
Cynthia Chestnut won a close race in today’s Gainesville City Commission At Large, Seat B Special Runoff Election. The final unofficial tally was 6,256 votes (50.99%) for Chestnut and 6,012 votes (49.01%) for Matt Howland.
Although Chestnut won by almost 2%, the final unofficial gap was only 244 votes. The turnout was 13.63%.