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Cabarrus County: Former leaders hold their ground

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  • Results

    All races are nonpartisan.

    Concord mayor

    Scott Padgett →  95.21%

    City Council, District 3

    Wendell Fant →  31.63%

    Ella Mae Small →  67.85%

    City Council, District 4

    Alfred M. Brown Jr.→  69.30%

    Sue Strickland →  30.03%

    City Council, District 5

    Lamar Barrier →  97.48%

    (All precincts reported)

    Kannapolis mayor

    M. Darrell Hinnant →  52.57%

    Dennis Johnson →  9.65%

    Tom Kincaid →  37.69%

    Kannapolis City Council

    Three four-year terms

    Dianne Berry →  13.97%

    Nina E. Covington →  11.07%

    William Cranford →  13.55%

    Jeremy Ford →  7.81%

    Darrell Jackson →  15.40%

    Amos L. McClorey →  12.40%

    Thomas A. VanEtten →  7.97%

    Doug Wilson →  17.48%

    (All precincts reported)

    Harrisburg mayor

    Tim Hagler →  23.72%

    Steve Sciascia →  73.53%

    Harrisburg Town Council

    Three four-year terms

    Chad Baucom →  30.93%

    John Booth →  21.64%

    Jeffrey Phillips →  24.95%

    Vic Taylor →  21.53%

    ABC stores referendum

    Yes →  45.38%

    No →  54.62%

    (All precincts reported)

    Midland mayor

    Kathy Kitts →  57.98%

    Don McSheehan →  37.98%

    Robert Webb →  3.60%

    Midland Town Council

    Two four-year terms

    John Crump →  34.01%

    Jim Williams →  22.12%

    Rich Wise →  34.77%

    (All precincts reported)

    Mount Pleasant commissioner

    Three four-year terms

    L. Scott Barringer →  31.60%

    Lori Furr →  35.06%

    Mount Pleasant commissioner

    Unexpired term

    Jim Sells →  95.40%

    (All precincts reported)



Darrell Hinnant came out on top for the Kannapolis mayoral race while newcomers Dianne Berry, Darrell Jackson and Doug Wilson won the three open seats on the City Council.

Hinnant, a City Council member, got more than 50 percent of the vote. His opponent and fellow council member, Tom Kincaid, got about 37 percent of the mayoral votes. Kincaid will finish out the next two years of his term on City Council.

In Concord, Mayor Scott Padgett and City Council member Lamar Barrier were unopposed for re-election. Council members Al Brown and Ella Mae Small won their races with all precincts reported.

With all seven precincts reported in Harrisburg, incumbants Chad Baucom (30.93 percent), Jeffrey Phillips (24.95 percent) and John Booth (21.64 percent) won the race for three council seats. Vic Taylor trailed by three votes at 20.27 percent.

Steve Sciascia beat incumbent Tim Hagler for mayor 73.53 percent to 23.72 percent. After filing for re-election, Hagler officially bowed out of the race and endorsed Sciascia.

Roughly 55 percent of voters were against Harrisburg’s ABC stores referendum.

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