Magliette succeeds by 91 votes in Surfside Beach runoff election

SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The results for the 2014 runoff election for Surfside Town Council have been certified.

Ralph Magliette received 333 votes, and Sammy Truett received 242 votes, according the city's declaration of results, certified Thursday by the Municipal Election Commission.

Magliette is unofficially declared the successful candidate with the highest number of votes.

The challenged ballot and certification hearing was held Thursday, April 24, at 10:00 a.m. in Council Chambers.

According to Herrmann, there was 19.05 percent participation in the runoff.

The runoff election resolution will be presented to council at the May 13 regular council meeting.

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