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With all precincts in, it’s clear: York County endorses $89M bond issue

After all precincts were counted on Tuesday, it was clear York County voters had endorsed a new $89 million bond issue.

Final results have yet to be certified. Municipal results will be certified on Thursday, the countywide $89 million bond referendum on Friday.

▪  Voters approved an $89.7 million bond issue to meet the county’s building needs, primarily improving courtroom security and constructing new office space.

- Voting Yes: 58 percent, 6,287 votes

- Voting No: 41.9 percent, 4,542 votes

▪  Guynn Savage became Fort Mill’s first female mayor, defeating fellow Town Council member Tom Adams.

- Savage: 60 percent, 575 votes

- Adams, 38.8 percent, 367 votes

▪  In Clover, Donnie Grice won re-election as mayor with a write-in challenge from council member Debbie “Pee Wee” Williams.

- Grice: 63.8 percent, 416 votes

- Williams (write-in): 36 percent, 222 votes

▪  In York, Mayor Eddie Lee will serve another term after he beat firefighter Dan Warren for the second time.

- Lee: 69.8 percent, 346 votes

- Warren: 29.4 percent, 146 votes

▪  In Tega Cay, with two seats on the ballot, two incumbent city council members lost their re-election bids. Newcomers David O’Neal and Ryan Richard were elected.

- David L O'Neal (w): 26.43 percent, 636 votes

- Ryan Richard (w): 19.41 percent, 467 votes

- Chris Larsen (i): 17.96 percent, 432 votes

- Ron Kirby (i): 14.46 percent, 348 votes

- Abigail G. Duval: 12.47 percent, 300 votes

- Lisa Marie Johnson: 8.15 percent, 196 votes

▪  Clover Town Council (6 elected):

- Jay Dover, 17.85 percent, 512 votes

- Todd Blanton, 16.74 percent, 480 votes

- Ann Harvey, 16.32 percent, 468 votes

- Wes Spurrier, 15.9 percent, 456 votes

- Amy Moses, 15.69 percent, 450 votes

- Debbie PeeWee Williams, 14.54 percent, 417 votes

▪  McConnells Town Council (4 elected):

- Bill Covington, 25.68 percent, 47 votes

- Kenneth Patrick, 24.59 percent, 45 votes

- William H Nance, 24 percent, 44 votes

- John Harshaw III, 23.5 percent, 43 votes

▪  Sharon Town Council (4 elected):

- Bob Barnette (i), 22.28 percent, 80 votes

- Jerry Bradham (i), 19.5 percent, 70 votes

- Donald Kropp, 17.55 percent, 63 votes

- Thomas Childers, 14.76 percent, 53 votes

- Elaine Cheek (i), 12.81 percent, 46 votes

- Bobby Stephenson (i), 12.81 percent, 46 votes

Bristow Marchant: 803-329-4062, @BristowatHome

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