Rookie candidates top Murfreesboro balloting

Published 8:45 pm Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The Town of Murfreesboro will see two new faces on their Town Council, if the unofficial results from Tuesday’s (Nov. 5) municipal election are confirmed.

Two first-time candidates – Jay Revelle and David Brown – topped the balloting. Revelle was the leading vote-getter, named on 291 ballots. Brown received 273 votes.

All five seats on the Murfreesboro Council were open in this election cycle. Three of those were won by incumbents: Berna L. Stephens (270 votes), Sarah Whitley Wallace (203), and Craig L. Dennis (197).

Incumbent Billy Theodorakis (131 votes) failed in his re-election bid, according to the unofficial tally.

Hal Thomas was unchallenged for another term as Murfreesboro Mayor. He received 297 votes.

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Cal Bryant, a 40-year veteran of the newspaper industry, serves as the Editor at Roanoke-Chowan Publications, publishers of the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, Gates County Index, and Front Porch Living magazine.

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