Voters in Gwinnett County, Ga., have been angry at county commission Chairwoman Lillian Webb for four years now, ever since she led a group of 26 officials on a $52,000 bond rating trip to New York City.

Last week they made good on their anger by crushing Ms. Webb at the polls, ending her bid to continue leading the government of the Atlanta-area county. Ms. Webb has been county commission chairwoman since 1985.

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