Deskin, Cox In Runoff for Democratic Nomination for State Superintendent

Freda Deskin and John Cox will face each other in a runoff for the Democratic nomination for State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Neither candidate received the required 51 percent of the vote in Tuesday's primary to secure the nomination.

The winner of the Aug. 26 runoff will take on former state Board of Education member Joy Hofmeister, who won the GOP nomination Tuesday.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.