2023 Municipal election results

Published 10:41 pm Tuesday, November 7, 2023

All unofficial election results have now been collected by the North Carolina State Board of Elections. There were 2,848 total ballots cast (or 29.98%) across the county out of a possible 9,826.

Results will be certified at a later date.

In the Town of Aurora, Steve McCormack and current Town Commissioner Coley Jordan were selected by voters.

In Bath, Jimmy Latham will continue to serve as Mayor and William Keith Tankard and John A. Taylor will continue to serve as town commissioners.

In Belhaven, Nathan van Nortwick and a write-in candidate were selected to serve as Aldermans East End. The State Board of Elections did not list the name of the write-in candidate. The write-in candidate received 29.78% of votes coming in second behind van Nortwick’s 33.50%.

Shanika E. Ebron will serve as Town of Belhaven Alderman West.

In Chocowinity, Jeff Haddock and Michael (Mike) Jones were selected to serve as town commissioners.

In Pantego, Mayor Stuart Ricks and Town Commissioners Mart Benson, Reid Gelderman, Chad Keech, Matthew vanNortwick and Chuck Williams received unanimous votes to continue serving the town.

In the City of Washington, current Mayor Donald Sadler received 1,265 votes (58.24%) and Bobby Roberson received 899 votes (or 41.39%). The first five candidates who received the highest number of votes are elected to serve on City Council. Unofficially, those candidates are Anthony Tyre, Richard Brooks, Antwan Horton, Lou Hodges and William H. Pitt. Brooks, Hodges and Pitt currently serve on City Council.

In Washington Park, Tom Richter was selected to continue serving as Mayor. Just as it is in Washington, the first five candidates with the highest number of votes are unofficially selected to serve as town commissioners. Those candidates are: Lee Bowen, Jeff Peacock, Wade Dale, Vail Stewart Rumley and Belinda Cowell.

11/07/2023 UNOFFICIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION RESULTS – BEAUFORT COUNTY

TOWN OF AURORA COMMISSIONER (VOTE FOR 2)
Precincts Reported: 1 of 1
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NAME ON BALLOT PARTY BALLOT COUNT PERCENT
Steve McCormack 39 50.00%
Coley W. Jordan 21 26.92%
Tina Bass Taylor 15 19.23%
Write-In (Miscellaneous) 3 3.85%
TOWN OF BATH MAYOR (VOTE FOR 1)
Precincts Reported: 1 of 1
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NAME ON BALLOT PARTY BALLOT COUNT PERCENT
James G. (Jimmy) Latham 27 81.82%
Write-In (Miscellaneous) 6 18.18%
TOWN OF BATH COMMISSIONER (VOTE FOR 2)
Precincts Reported: 1 of 1
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NAME ON BALLOT PARTY BALLOT COUNT PERCENT
William Keith Tankard 28 43.08%
John A. Taylor 26 40.00%
Write-In (Miscellaneous) 11 16.92%
TOWN OF BELHAVEN ALDERMAN EAST END (VOTE FOR 2)
Precincts Reported: 1 of 1
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NAME ON BALLOT PARTY BALLOT COUNT PERCENT
Nathan Van Nortwick 135 33.50%
Write-In (Miscellaneous) 120 29.78%
Veronica P. Ward 78 19.35%
Stacey Conner 70 17.37%
TOWN OF BELHAVEN ALDERMAN WEST END (VOTE FOR 1)
Precincts Reported: 1 of 1
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NAME ON BALLOT PARTY BALLOT COUNT PERCENT
Shanika E. Ebron 178 93.19%
Write-In (Miscellaneous) 13 6.81%
TOWN OF CHOCOWINITY COMMISSIONER (VOTE FOR 2)
Precincts Reported: 2 of 2
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NAME ON BALLOT PARTY BALLOT COUNT PERCENT
Jeff Haddock 103 41.04%
Michael (Mike) Jones 83 33.07%
Nathaniel Williams 37 14.74%
Casey Langley 27 10.76%
Write-In (Miscellaneous) 1 0.40%
TOWN OF PANTEGO MAYOR (VOTE FOR 1)
Precincts Reported: 1 of 1
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NAME ON BALLOT PARTY BALLOT COUNT PERCENT
Stuart E. Ricks 18 100.00%
Write-In (Miscellaneous) 0 0.00%
TOWN OF PANTEGO COMMISSIONER (VOTE FOR 5)
Precincts Reported: 1 of 1
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NAME ON BALLOT PARTY BALLOT COUNT PERCENT
Mart Benson 18 20.00%
Reid Gelderman 18 20.00%
Chad Keech 18 20.00%
Matthew Van Nortwick 18 20.00%
Chuck Williams 18 20.00%
Write-In (Miscellaneous) 0 0.00%
CITY OF WASHINGTON MAYOR (VOTE FOR 1)
Precincts Reported: 7 of 7
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NAME ON BALLOT PARTY BALLOT COUNT PERCENT
Donald R. Sadler 1,265 58.24%
Bobby E. Roberson 899 41.39%
Write-In (Miscellaneous) 8 0.37%
CITY OF WASHINGTON COUNCIL MEMBER (VOTE FOR 5)
Precincts Reported: 7 of 7
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NAME ON BALLOT PARTY BALLOT COUNT PERCENT
Anthony Tyre 1,106 13.58%
Richard Brooks 1,104 13.55%
Antwan Horton 1,022 12.55%
Lou Hodges 879 10.79%
William H. Pitt 791 9.71%
Ellen Brabo 747 9.17%
Gary A. Ceres 729 8.95%
Andrew (Tex) Melton 616 7.56%
Leesa Payton Jones 552 6.78%
Mary Beedle 346 4.25%
AJ Congleton 236 2.90%
Write-In (Miscellaneous) 18 0.22%
TOWN OF WASHINGTON PARK MAYOR (VOTE FOR 1)
Precincts Reported: 1 of 1
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NAME ON BALLOT PARTY BALLOT COUNT PERCENT
Thomas B. (Tom) Richter 122 93.85%
Write-In (Miscellaneous) 8 6.15%
TOWN OF WASHINGTON PARK COMMISSIONER (VOTE FOR 5)
Precincts Reported: 1 of 1
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NAME ON BALLOT PARTY BALLOT COUNT PERCENT
Lee Bowen 126 19.60%
Jeff Peacock 121 18.82%
Wade Dale 101 15.71%
Vail Stewart Rumley 101 15.71%
Belinda Cowell 98 15.24%
Katie Creech 91 14.15%
Write-In (Miscellaneous) 5 0.78%