PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The voting has ended for the 2015 Great Birds Debate. The winner of the debate was Ike Reese who received 50.1% of the votes.
Reese unseated Josh Innes who was in a neck and neck race with Reese before the former Eagle pulled away. Innes finished in second in fan voting with 37.55% of the votes.READ MORE: 2 Police Officers Shot During Fourth Of July Festivities On Ben Franklin Parkway: Police
The new champion joined Innes on Innes and Bruno on Monday afternoon as his victory was announced.
“You made me go back to the drawing board and actually study,” Reese said of Innes’ skills when it comes to debate.
The win is the second for Reese in his Great Birds Debate career.READ MORE: With Hints Of Yellow In Sea Of Red, White And Blue, Montgomery County Town Honors Ukrainian Refugees
“This is my second one, but it feels like the first one,” Reese added.
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