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Larry Milton wins election for Branson mayor

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Larry Milton.(KY3)
Published: Apr. 6, 2021 at 9:12 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 6, 2021 at 9:59 PM CDT
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BRANSON, Mo. (KY3) - Larry Milton has won the race for Branson mayor, fending off an election against the city’s last two leaders in that position.

Milton received nearly half of the votes, according to Taney County election results. He defeats incumbent Edd Akers, former mayor Karen Best and challenger Amber Thomsen.

With 100% of precincts reporting, the race totals are as followed:

Larry Milton - 1,154 (52%)

Edd Akers - 525 (24%)

Karen Best - 507 (23%)

Milton has served with the Branson Board of Aldermen since April 2019. His background also includes 25 years as a Branson business owner.

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