Lunsford concedes to Funke in 55th Senate District

November 07, 2018 08:58 AM

Republican Rich Funke has won re-election to his State Senate seat in the 55th District. 

His opponent, Democrat Jen Lunsford, conceded Wednesday morning after refusing to do so Tuesday night. 

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More than 3,750 votes separated the two candidates.

After polls closed Tuesday, Lunsford said she wanted to wait for the absentee ballots to be counted.


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