Jack Benson, Larry Grohn in runoff for City Council District 4

Jack Benson, Larry Grohn in runoff for City Council District 4

March 5th, 2013 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Chattanooga City Council member Jack Benson.

Photo by John Rawlston/Times Free Press.

Larry Grohn, District 4 candidate for Chattanooga City Council, is interviewed at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

Photo by John Rawlston/Times Free Press.

Incumbent City Councilman Jack Benson and Larry Grohn were headed for a runoff in the District 4 City Council race.

Benson had 689 votes or 34 percent while Grohn had 636 or 31 percent. To win the election, a candidate had to get 50 percent plus one.

The two will face in a runoff April 9.

Others in the race included Ryan King, who got 462 votes; Tom Tomisek, with 198 votes, and Scott McColpin, who received 23 votes. There was one write-in.