By Imari Scarbrough
November 6, 2013
After the polls closed on Election Day, the results of the day’s votes were combined with the absentee ballots and One-Stop numbers. These unofficial results were all provided by the Anson County Board of Elections after the polls closed.
Uncontested candidate James Richard Harrington had 93.67 percent of votes for the position of mayor, though 6.33 percent voted for a write-in candidate.
For the five council positions, the results were: Bernice Bennett, with 19 percent of the votes; Juanita R. Williams, with 19 percent; Steve D. Whitlock, with 17.87 percent; Jason T. Clarke, with 16.74 percent; Frank E. McAllister, with 15.61 percent; Peggy Baker Treadaway, with 11.09 percent; and write-in candidates with 0.68 percent of votes.
For the three council positions, the results were: Theodore R. Carr, with 23.17 percent of votes; Marjorie K. Cole, with 19.51 percent; Ben Atkinson, with 17.48 percent; Affira Coppedge Graham, with 14.63 percent; Beth Eddins, with 13.82 percent; and Michael Anthony Burch, with 11.38 percent.
For the three council positions, the results were: Bennie Garrett McLendon, with 30.38 percent of votes; James Thomas Hamilton, with 28.85 percent; Jason Mullis, with 22.31 percent; Kenneth L. Rowell, Jr., with 17.31 percent; and write-in candidates with 1.15 percent.
Minnie P. Staton won the position of mayor with 58.16 percent of votes, with Henry C. Furr,Jr. following with 21.99 percent, Tammy King with 19.15 percent, and write-in candidates with 0.71 percent.
The results were for the five available council seats were: Johnny Raye Faulk, Jr. with 17.05 percent of votes; Jimmy Hildreth, with 16.67 percent; Sissy Stegall, with 16.29 percent; Myra Thomas Dalgleish, with 13.45 percent; Lindsay W. Wallace, with 12.69 percent; Cindy Melton Heafner, with 10.98 percent; Jack Wickham, with 4.17 percent; Neva M. Lee, with 3.79 percent; and write-in candidates with 4.92 percent.
There were three open positions on the town council. At the end of election day, the results were: Fred Davis, with 25.18 percent; James David Lee, with 18.28 percent; Bobby Usrey, with 18.12 percent; Rick Beam, with 17.50 percent; Priscilla Nunn, with 11.55 percent; Kenneth Lynn Spencer, with 6.56 percent; Harold W. Skipper, with 2.69 percent; and write-ins, with 0.11 percent.