Two Pine Belt municipal races heading to runoff

Two Pine Belt municipal races heading to runoff

PINE BELT (WDAM) - Two Pine Belt municipal races will be decided by a runoff.

The first race will be the Columbia Ward 2 Alderman race.

The primary results for that race are as follows:

  • Jason Stringer (R) 180 votes, 45 percent
  • Robert "Booger" Sandifer (R) 123 votes, 30 percent
  • Mike Kuykendall (R) 83 votes, 21 percent
  • Tyler L. Berry (R) 18 votes, 4 percent

The second race will be the Laurel Ward 7 city council race.

The primary results for that race are as follows:

  • Anthony Paul Page (D) 101 votes, 36 percent
  • David Wash (D) 99 votes, 35 percent
  • Charlotte Graham (D) 84 votes, 30 percent

The Collins mayoral race may be determined by affidavit and absentee ballots, but also could potentially head to a runoff. We will learn the official results of this race in the morning.

Runoff elections will be on May 16.