Troy Trulock wins Madison mayoral race | News
MADISON, AL (WAFF)- Troy Trulock won the Madison mayoral position with 79 percent of the vote.
Trulock received 4,189 votes, and Don Palmer received 1,109.
Palmer conceded to Trulock for Madison mayor.
"It doesn't mean that I'm out of the picture because people who do know me know that I'm an active fellow and when I want to get things done, I go after it. I've climbed a lot of mountains. There's only one that I've failed to summit," said Palmer.
Trulock is replacing Paul Finley, who did not run for reelection.
"We are blessed. We are honored, and we look forward to continuing for the next four years working very closely with Madison County, with mayor Tommy Battle from Huntsville, that teamwork that Mayor Finley and our City council put together," said Trulock.
Troy Trulock graduated from the University of Kansas ROTC program as a Distinguished Military Graduate. As a U.S. Army combat veteran, Troy was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service during the Gulf War. He and his family were assigned to Redstone Arsenal and took up residence in Madison in 2000. In 2006, with 20 years of service, he chose to retire, deciding that "Madison was the right place to retire, raise a family, and to volunteer our time to give back to the community."
Trulock said he plans to continue many of the initiatives former Mayor Paul Finley started. He called them a big success and a good start when it comes to providing for Madison's future.
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