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North Augusta's Municipal Election had 16% voter turnout


A voter casts a ballot on April 27 afternoon at the North Augusta Community Center. 

More than 3,000 voters cast ballots in the North Augusta municipal election on April 27.

The final tally represented 16% of the registered voters in the city, according to the Election Results Report. Of the 18,376 registered voters in North Augusta, a total of 3,095 participated in the election.

Unofficial results for the North Augusta municipal election came in Tuesday evening. Briton Williams is the new North Augusta mayor.

City Council seats were filled by Pat Carpenter, Jenafer McCauley and David McGhee.

All the winning candidates were Republicans.

Closer to the election there was another candidate, Richard Fletcher started a write-in campaign. In the end, Fletcher received 4.43% of the votes (352 votes), according to the Election Results Report.

The results were certified April 29 by North Augusta's Municipal Election Commission.

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