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Two Conway City Council candidates to face runoff Nov. 16

Conway City Council
Conway City Council
Published: Nov. 3, 2021 at 10:34 AM EDT
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CONWAY, S.C. (WMBF) - Two candidates for Conway’s City Council will face a run-off on Nov. 16.

Candidates in this election had to receive minimum of 848 votes to win a seat outright. According to the city, Amanda Butler and Julie Hardwick received fewer than the required minimum, 830 and 783 respectively.

The minimum number of votes is figured by the total election votes (5090) divided by available council seats (3), and then dividing that result by two. (City of Conway Code of Ordinances Section Elections 1-8-3c2).

Based on the official election results, William Goldfinch and Beth Helms won two of the three available seats outright. Goldfinch received 925 votes. Helms received 966 votes.

The runoff election is scheduled to take place Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

The Conway Municipal Elections Committee certified the election results Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at Conway City Hall.

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