Ted Budd has beat Cheri Beasely to become the next senator for North Carolina.
In another tight race for Jackson County, Republican Doug Farmer has come out on top of the race for sheriff.
Stephanie Hyder Laseter and Diedre Kaye Breeden will join the Macon County School Board after winning elections for their respective districts.
With all precincts reporting, the race for Jackson County Commission is too close to call. Results will not be official until certified by the board of election.
Republicans have shifted the balance of the North Carolina supreme court.
All three incumbents in the race for Haywood County School Board will return to their seat on the board alongside one newcomer.
The results are in, and the Macon County Board of Commissioners is going to look different for the next two years.
With all precincts reporting, unofficial results show Republicans R.L. Taylor and Lisa Loftis have won seats on the Swain County Board of Education. These Republican candidates beat out Democrats Jamie Fisher and incumbent Travis Hyatt.
Swain County Sheriff Curtis Cochran has won his bid for reelection after defeating Doug “Tank” Anthony.
The Swain County Board of Commissioners will be shaken up next year.
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