On Tuesday, voters in Marion re-elected the incumbents to the City Council while voters in Old Fort elected a new member to the Board of Aldermen.
The unofficial results in this story include both the early, one-stop voting numbers and the numbers from the voting on Election Day.
Billy Martin and Don Ramsey were easily re-elected to another term on the Marion City Council. Martin got 240 votes while Ramsey received 237 votes.
They faced only one challenger Louie Parrow who got 75 votes.
There was one write-in vote cast in the Marion election.
Elections Director Kim Welborn said Tuesday night she didn’t have the total turnout for the Marion election.
In Old Fort, Andrew Carlton and Jamie Grindstaff won another four-year term on the Board of Aldermen. Grindstaff was the lead vote-getter with 78 while Carlton, who is the mayor pro tem, received 77 votes. Jerome Effler, a challenger, was elected to his first term on the Board of Alderman with 67 votes.
Incumbent Jimmie Harris placed fourth with 64 and this was not enough for him to win another term.
The other four challengers were Emmett Lee Carson (29), Scottie Surrett (44), Brandon Boan (30) and Manya Mankiewicz (23).
There were 10 write-in votes cast in the Old Fort election with five during the early, one-stop voting period and five more on Election Day.
A total of 148 people voted in the Old Fort election, which includes the early, one-stop voting period and Election Day.