White wins New Albany’s Ward 3 race

Shortly before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, election officials declared Kevin Dale White the unofficial winner of a runoff election in New Albany's 3rd Ward.


White received 188 votes in the runoff election, or 55.8 percent of the vote, compared to 149 votes, or 44.2 percent for his opponent, Larry Dykes.

The total vote count included 16 absentee votes and three affadavit ballots.

White will take over a seat on the New Albany Board of Aldermen that will be vacated by current alderman Tommie Beasley when the term ends in June.