The Transylvania Times -

By Eric Crews
Staff Writer 

Chappell, Hawkins, Lemel Get County Vote


Last updated 11/7/2012 at 12:48pm

Page Lemel

Political newcomer Page Lemel picked up the largest share of the vote Tuesday in the race to decide who would take the three seats up for grabs on the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners .

Lemel received 9,714 votes (20.97 percent), while fellow Republican candidates and incumbent Commissioners Jason Chappell and Mike Hawkins picked up 8,445 (18.23) and 9,194 votes (19.85), respectively, taking the other two seats.

Democratic candidate Jackie Whitmire received 7,044 votes (15.21), while Marty Griffin received 6,054 votes (13.07) and Tim Petit received 5,864 votes (12.66).

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