A recount showed that Democrat Mary Frances Williams defeated Republican state Rep. Sam Teasley in a race for a Marietta seat in the Georgia House of Representatives.
Teasley lost re-election by 174 votes. The final count was 11,928 to 11,754, a margin of 0.73 percentage points. Teasley, a real estate agent, has served in the Georgia House since 2011.
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