LANSING, Mich. — For a while it was a close race until the absentee votes were counted leading the incumbent at-large council members to reclaim their seats.
Carol Wood and Patricia A. Spitzley were reelected to at-large seats for the Lansing City Council.
Wood won with 7,458 votes.
Spitzley came in second with 6,709 votes.
Yanice Jackson-Long had 4,609 votes followed by Julee Rodocker, who had 4,525 votes.
For incumbent first-ward council member Jody Washington, the night did not end as well.
She lost to Brandon Betz.
Betz had 1,861 votes and Washington had a 1,547.
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