Challenger David Coble upset incumbent Rhett Dusenbury on Tuesday for the at-large seat on the Mooresville Board of Commissioners, according to unofficial returns.
With all eight precincts reporting, Coble tallied 64.21 percent of ballots cast to Dusenbury’s 35.53 percent, unofficial returns showed.
Incumbent Mac Herring beat former commissioner Frank Owens for the Ward III seat, 59.06 percent to 40.78 percent, according to unofficial returns.
In Troutman, Teross Young became the first African-American elected to the Board of Aldermen on Tuesday, winning one of three open seats with 22.96 percent of the vote, unofficial returns show.
Also winning seats on the Troutman board were Sally Parker Williams (23.07 percent) and Paul Henkel (22.64 percent).
Troutman aldermen Mike Spath and Curt Rogers didn’t seek re-election, leaving Jason Major as the only incumbent on the ballot. Major lost Tuesday, garnering only 10.41 percent of the vote.
In Mooresville, Dusenbury was up against Coble, who works for Bank of America and is a community volunteer. Coble was endorsed by Mayor Miles Atkins and several commissioners.
Dusenbury was often at odds with Atkins and the rest of the board.
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