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New Hanover County Unofficial Municipal Election Results

Featured Citizens gather at the door to the Carolina Beach Recreation Center Tuesday night November 7th, to read the results of the municipal election for Mayor and Town Council. In Carolina Beach, Mayor Dan Wilcox lost his reelection bid with 666 votes to newcomer Joe Benson with 817. In neighboring Kure Beach, Councilman Craig Bloszinsky won his bid for the Mayor's seat with 450 votes. His opponent Chris Hald received 101 votes. Citizens gather at the door to the Carolina Beach Recreation Center Tuesday night November 7th, to read the results of the municipal election for Mayor and Town Council. In Carolina Beach, Mayor Dan Wilcox lost his reelection bid with 666 votes to newcomer Joe Benson with 817. In neighboring Kure Beach, Councilman Craig Bloszinsky won his bid for the Mayor's seat with 450 votes. His opponent Chris Hald received 101 votes.

By WILLARD KILLOUGH III
Managing Editor

CAROLINA BEACH - The following are the unofficial results from the New Hanover County Board of Elections for the Tuesday November 7th, municipal elections.
The results were reported by the Board of Elections online late Tuesday night.

Carolina Beach:
Mayor:
Dan Wilcox (incumbent) 666
Joe Benson 817
Council: (2 seats)
Gary Doetsch (inc.) 536
Sarah Friede 437
JoDan Garza 550
Tammy Hanson 315
Leann Pierce (inc.) 623
Gary M. Toppin 391

Kure Beach:
Mayor:
Craig Bloszinsky (currently serving as Councilman) 450
Chris Hald 101
Council: (2 seats)
Delorse Coe 206
Jerry Dockery 62
John Ellen 285
Lisa Lowery 19
Allen Oliver 271
Emilie Swearingen (currently serving as Mayor) 213

City of Wilmington:
Council: (3 seats)
Clifford D. Barnett 4,412
Hollis B. Briggs, Jr. 3,242
Kevin O'Grady (Inc.) 4,897
Philip White 1,430
Caylan J. McKay 3,502
Deb Hays 4,317
James A. Ray 1,355
Charlie Rivenbark (Inc.) 4,684
Perry Fisher 1,350
Mayor:
Bill Saffo (Inc.) 8,894
Todd Zola 1,353

Wrightsville Beach
Alderman:
Hank Miller (Inc.) 466
Pat Bradford 186
Ken Dull 456
Pat Prince 148
Sounia Nejad Chaney 98
Mayor:
Bill Blair (Inc.) 604

The deadline for Military/Overseas Absentee Ballots is November 13th. The Board of Elections Canvass for the 2017 Municipal Election will take place on Tuesday, November 17th at 11AM after which the results will become official. For more information visit the New Hanover County Board of Elections at www.nhcgov.com