Election shuffle for County Council race

Georgetown County News
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Mark Mercer has withdrawn from the District 5 County Council race, according to Jackie R. Broach-Akers,  the Public Information Officer for Georgetown County. 

 As a result, there will be no need for a primary election.

Voters will choose between the two remaining candidates, Republican Raymond Newton and Democrat Thomas Alford, in a general election on Sept. 10.

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