Carol Jayroe defeats incumbent Brendon Barber in Georgetown mayoral race – WCBD News 2

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GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCBD) – Councilmember Carol Jayroe has defeated incumbent Brendon Barber in Georgetown’s mayoral race.
Jayroe is the first woman and Republican to be elected mayor in Georgetown.
Final, but unofficial, election results Tuesday night show Jayroe pulled in 1,330 votes compared to Barber’s 1,064.
Jason Collins, who remained on the ballot despite the Georgetown Board of Elections deciding in early October that he did not have valid residency to hold the office. He pulled 92 votes on Tuesday.
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MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Incumbent Will Haynie has been elected to serve a second term as mayor of Mount Pleasant.
He pulled 9,222 votes while his opponent Kathy Landing earned 6,414 votes. Brandon Armstrong pulled 220 votes.
WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCBD) – Political newcomer Stephen Bowden has defeated incumbent Harry Griffin and will now take control of the District 10 seat on the Charleston City Council.
Griffin conceded to Bowden shortly after the polls closed Tuesday.
BEAUFORT, S.C. (WCBD) – Over the next two years, Safe Harbour Marinas plans to invest over $7.5 million in expanding the City of Beaufort’s downtown marina.
Improvements to the marina include the replacement of 30 moorings, costing at least $124,500.


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