AYNOR, SC (WMBF) – A new mayor will lead the town of Aynor following a runoff election on Tuesday.
According to unofficial results from Tony Godsey, the town's project director, John Gardner had 118 votes to Paul McCracken's 103.
The results will be certified on Thursday, Sept. 1. The runoff election was necessary after a special election held on Aug. 16 ended in a tie.
Gardner and McCracken, both town council members, were running to fill the seat left vacant by Keb Johnson, the former mayor who resigned in May.