RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. — The winner of the race of for the District 9 seat on Richland County council seat will be determined in a runoff later this month.
Unofficial results of Tuesday's special election show that Jonnieka Farr and Jessica Mackey will be in a runoff for the seat.
Both women got more than 30% of the vote, but not a majority.
The runoff will take place on September 22.
Richland County held the special election on Tuesday, September 8 for the District 9 seat on county council.
The seat became open when Council Member Calvin "Chip" Jackson passed away on Friday, August 7th.
District 9 is the region in northeast Richland County that borders Kershaw County.