Franklin County school board member Bobbie Richardson was chosen to fill the vacancy created when Rep. Angela Bryant moved to the Senate.
Via the Rocky Mount Telegram:
Richardson is a Franklin County resident who serves as director of exceptional children services for Vance County Schools. She also is a member of the Franklin County Board of Education.
Three votes separated Richardson from John Gibson, a candidate from Nash County. Richardson received 128 votes, and Gibson received 125 votes.