Local Elections 2016 Results

By Sarah Vick
Photo courtesy of James Willamor

Most folks are aware that Trump and Clinton won the Republican and Democratic presidential primaries in North Carolina, respectively, but do you know about local politics? Here are the results of all local elections in Winston-Salem as provided by the North Carolina State Board of Elections.

Board of Commissioners

Name Party Ballot Count Percent
Richard V. Linville REP 20,356 26.61%
Gloria D. Whisenhunt REP 20,083 26.25%
Dave Plyler REP 18,842 24.63%
Bill Whiteheart REP 17,218 22.51%

Register of Deeds

Name Party Ballot Count Percent
Lynne Johnson DEM 25,032 69.81%
C. Norman Holleman DEM 10,826 30.19%

Winston-Salem City Council (Northeast Ward)

Name Party Ballot Count Percent
Vivian H. Burke DEM 2,707 64.56%
Keith King DEM 1,486 35.44%

Winston-Salem City Council (Northwest Ward)

Name Party Ballot Count Percent
Eric Henderson REP 1,327 51.18%
Jimmy Hodson REP 1,266 48.82%

Winston-Salem City Council (South Ward)

Name Party Ballot Count Percent
Carolyn Highsmith DEM 2,029 50.07%
John Larson DEM 2,023 49.93%

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