York County Commissioner Ron Smith fails to earn spot on November ballot
York County Commissioner Ron Smith will not serve a second term after he failed to earn one of the top two spots in the Republican Primary Tuesday.
With 100% of precincts reporting, unofficial results show Republican President Commissioner Julie Wheeler won the most votes in the primary, taking 24,747 votes (41.82%). Smith lost to Scott Burford, who earned 18,110 votes (30.60%) to Smith’s 16,108 (27.22 %).
The top two candidates from the primary will be on the general election ballot in November.
On the Democratic side, incumbent Commissioner Doug Hoke won 54.8% of the vote, and Keena Minifield came in second with 44.1%.
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Look for more election results on www.yorkdispatch.com.
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