Western North Carolina voters choose winners in primary runoff - FOX Carolina 21

Western North Carolina voters choose winners in primary runoff

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North Carolina voters headed to the polls Tuesday for primary runoff elections.

Voters in three dozen North Carolina counties are choosing their party's nominees, mostly for local races including county commissioners and sheriffs.

In Western North Carolina there were runoff races in Henderson, Jackson, and Rutherford counties.

Register of Deeds was up for grabs in Henderson County. Lee King beat out Evona Johnson Kilpatrick by nearly 20 percent.

In Jackson County, Curtis Lambert edged out Jimmy Hodgins for sheriff by a little less than 10 percent.

Steven H. Owens defeated Tammy Clements Aldridge for Clerk of Superior Court in Rutherford County by about 17 percent.

Polls opened at 6:30 a.m. and closed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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