Moore Defeats City Council's District 7 Incumbent, Avoids Special Election

The race for City Council's District 7 seat has come to aclose as the challenger to the incumbent was declared winner.

Voters decided to elect Arianna Moore to serve southeastTulsa after defeating Tom Mansur during Tuesday's election.

A special election was avoided Tuesday after Mansur took ajob outside of Tulsa. Mansur was elected in 2011 to a one-year term and wasn't able to announce his resignation before tonight's race, which would have made City Council announce a date for another election.