Pat Gibson Hye-Moore Wins Runoff in Seat Vacated by the Late Ed Robinson

( Pat Gibson Hye-Moore (left) and LaShonda NeSmith (right)
From the Morning News: “Florence School District 1 Board Member Pat Gibson-Hye Moore defeated Florence County Democratic Chairwoman LaShonda NeSmith in the Florence District 2 primary runoff Tuesday, becoming the eventual councilwoman for the district represented for more than 25 years by the late Ed Robinson.
Moore took home 54.6 percent of the votes, while NeSmith held 45.4 percent –that’s 346 votes for Moore and 288 for NeSmith.
There will be a general election for this seat on July 26, but Moore will face no opposition on that ballot.”
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