Timothy Ragland Elected First Black Mayor Of Talladega

Written by Brent Wilson on October 8, 2019
Timothy Ragland, left, and Jerry Cooper, right

Timothy Ragland will be the next mayor of Talladega, AL after defeating sitting Mayor Jerry Cooper 1,014 votes to 991.

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Ragland will also make Talladega history by being the first black mayor of the city. He joins Steven Reed in Montgomery who also made history as Montgomery’s first black mayor.

Ragland studied Political Science at Auburn University and was born and raised in Talladega. Ragland was also a regional field director for the Walt Maddox for Governor campaign.

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Montgomery wasn't the only city making history tonight. Talladega elected its first black mayor when Timothy L. Ragland defeated sitting Mayor Jerry Cooper.

Posted by Bama Politics on Tuesday, October 8, 2019

This article will be updated as more information comes available.

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