ROCKING THE VOTE: Two new City Council members elected

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According to unofficial election results from the Beaufort County Board of Elections, Stephen Murray and Phil Cromer won two open seats for Beaufort City Council, securing positions over incumbent Donnie Ann Beer and former Beaufort mayor Bill Rauch.

In other local races, Alice Howard received more votes than Laura Von Harten for the County Council District 4 seat.

Statewide, Republican Governor Nikki Haley was re-elected over her Democratic opponent Vincent Sheheen. For a full list of election results, visit www.bcgov.net.

The canvass hearing to certify the results of the Statewide General, City of Beaufort General, and Town of Hilton Head General Elections will be held on Friday, November 7, at 10 a.m. in the Board of Elections and Registration Conference Room located at 15 John Galt Road, Beaufort.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Board of Elections and Registration at 843-255-6900.

After a four-person race for two positions on the Beaufort City Council, Stephen Murray, right, celebrates Tuesday, Nov. 4, with his wife Melissa and a crowd of supporters after winning a seat. The second seat was filled by Phil Cromer. Photo by Eric Smith.
After a four-person race for two positions on the Beaufort City Council, Stephen Murray, right, celebrates Tuesday, Nov. 4, with his wife Melissa and a crowd of supporters after winning a seat. The second seat was filled by Phil Cromer. Photo by Eric Smith.