Summey and Rawl have won two council seats previously held by Republicans. Colleen’s ahead by about 1,000 votes. The impact isn’t really as dramatic as the news suggests. The party lines get cloudy when you get so local. But I think that these races certainly benefited from straight party tickets.

          County Council DISTRICT 3

VOTE FOR 1

Mickie Kelecy (REP) . . . . . . . 2,887 27.24

Coakley A Hilton (PET) . . . . . . 1,279 12.07

Elliott Summey (DEM). . . . . . . 6,428 60.65

WRITE-IN. . . . . . . . . . . 5 .05

County Council DISTRICT 4

VOTE FOR 1

Henry E Darby (DEM) . . . . . . . 9,746 99.66

WRITE-IN. . . . . . . . . . . 33 .34

County Council DISTRICT 6

VOTE FOR 1

Curtis Bostic (REP) . . . . . . . 5,852 44.10

Vic Rawl (DEM). . . . . . . . . 7,411 55.84

WRITE-IN. . . . . . . . . . . 8 .06

County Council DISTRICT 7

VOTE FOR 1

Mark A Peper (REP) . . . . . . . 6,348 46.19

Colleen Condon (DEM). . . . . . . 7,386 53.74

WRITE-IN. . . . . . . . . . . 9 .07