Elections

Here’s who voters chose in Lexington County elections

These are the results of elections in Lexington County on Tuesday:

Batesburg-Leesville

District 2 (one seat): Olin E. Gambrell (73), Write-in (2)

District 4 (one seat): Charles Simpkins (41), Johnnie Mae Speach-Lemon (64)

District 6 (one seat): Chris Derrick (37), Twonna Williamson (27), Paul Wise (56)

District 8 (one seat): Eric Gambrell (51), Bob D. Hall (59), Write-in (1)

Chapin

At-large (two seats): Mike Clonts (57), Kay Hollis (57), Write-in (2)

Columbia

At-large (one seat): Howard Duvall (3), Amadeo Geere (3), Dylan Gunnels (1), Sara Middleton (4)

Irmo

Mayor: Hardy King (177), Barry Walker, Sr. (384), Mike Ward (136), Write-in (2)

At-large (two seats): Kelly Busch (356), Dan Newbanks (120), Mark Pouliot (218), Erik Sickinger (400), Julius Waites (198), Write-in (10)

Referendum 1 (overturn front yard parking ordinance): Yes (189), No (509)

Referendum 2 (add property tax): Yes (302), No (395)

Referendum 3 (add hospitality tax): Yes (191), No (501)

Pelion

At-large (two seats): Write-in (31)

Pine Ridge

At-large (two seats): Daniel Davis (64), Beth Spires Sturkie (76), Write-in (28)

Springdale

At-large (three seats): Viki Sox Fecas (130), Steve Hallman (141), Cory Hook (136), Write-in (6)

Summit

Mayor: David Reese (34)

At-large (two seats): Mike Hartley (33), Neal Petty (32)

Swansea

District 3 (one seat): Michael G. Luongo (13)

District 4 (one seat): Doris W. Simmons (20), Ray Spires (10)

West Columbia

Mayor: Madison Duncan (465), Tem Miles (1,277), Write-in (15)

District 2 (one seat): Robert Trevor Bedell (118), Write-in (3)

District 4 (one seat): Joseph Dickey (156), Ronnie Lindler (129), Write-in (1)

District 6 (one seat): Jimmy Brooks (415), Write-in (10)

District 8 (one seat): Jan Anderson (22), Rod Lorick (8), David Benjamin Moye (139), Dave Shaw (43), Write-in (1)

Related: Meet the candidates who ran in the Midlands this year

This story was updated at 9:54 a.m. on Nov. 6.

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Isabella Cueto is a bilingual multimedia journalist covering Lexington County, one of the fastest-growing areas of South Carolina. She previously worked as a reporter for the Medill Justice Project and WLRN, South Florida’s NPR station. She is a graduate of the University of Miami, where she studied journalism and theatre arts.
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