Moncks Corner Mayor Bill Peagler beat incumbent Dan Davis in a Republican primary runoff election for Berkeley County supervisor Tuesday night.
Peagler had 56 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results. Nearly 10,000 ballots were cast.
Neither Peagler nor Davis returned messages seeking comment.
There is no Democratic Party candidate for supervisor in the November General Election.
In another Republican primary runoff, Berkeley County Council District 6 incumbent Jack Schurlknight won 51 percent of the vote against challenger and former state Rep. James Law.
Some 3,000 ballots were cast in that race, according to unofficial results.
"I'm happy with the race I ran, other than the fact I didn't win," Law said.
He congratulated Shurlknight on his victory.
"He ran a good, clean race. He'll do good things for the county," Law said.
Shurlknight could not be reached for comment.
There is no Democrat running for the Council seat in November.
In the Republican Primary two weeks ago, Davis received 44 percent of the vote to Peagler's 39 percent. Jerry Beckley received 16 percent.
The supervisor salary is $130,400, according to the county website.
In the primary, Schurlknight received 45 percent of the vote, Law got 39 percent and Baron Thomas had 16 percent.
Davis was first elected eight years ago after a runoff against Jim Rozier. Four years ago, Davis beat retired Congressman Henry Brown in an election that was decided by less than 2,000 votes.
Peagler, an attorney, has been Moncks Corner mayor since 2005.
He has said he will retire from his law practice if he won the election.
Reach Prentiss Findlay at 530-1456.
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