SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A runoff election to fill a seat on the Surfside Beach Town Council was held Tuesday and a winner was declared.
According to unofficial results from Debra Herrmann, town clerk for Surfside Beach, Julie Samples received 419 votes to Wanda Spannuth's 281.
A certification and challenged ballot hearing will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m., in Surfside Beach Town Council Chambers.
Samples will fill an unexpired term ending on May 8, 2018. She will replace former council member Bob Childs, who was elected mayor in April.