State Rep. Kelvin Lawrence (D-Hayneville) defeated a Republican challenger by a 55%-to-45% margin to keep his House District 69 seat for another four years, according to results by WFSA with 97% voting.

Lawrence was victorious over Karla Knight Maddox, a Republican challenger, by a margin of 8,766 to 7,144.

Lawrence has been a state representative since 2014.

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