The votes are in…

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Voters took to the polls on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. Of the 106,882 registered voters in Beaufort County, 73,676 cast ballots, making voter turnout 69%, according to the Beaufort County Board of Elections and Registration. In local races, Mike McFee and George O’Kelley were re-elected to Beaufort City Council, while Michael Rivers, James Beckert and Geri Kinton won seats on the Beaufort County Board of Education.

Poll worker Iesha Singleton, right, watches as voters cast their ballots Tuesday at Community Bible Church. Photo by Bob Sofaly.
Margaret Trimmer casts her vote at Mossy Oaks 1, while her four-year-old grandson Riley Tallant, keeps watch Tuesday at Beaufort Middle School. Poll workers said voting was busy all day.