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Connell wins KCC District 3 seat; Smith takes school board Seat 5
Turnout very light, says voter registration director
James Smith
James Smith ... will be new school board trustee for District 5
Ben Connell will become a Kershaw County Councilman, representing District 3, replacing C.R. Miles who chose not to run for reelection. According to unofficial totals provided by the County Voter Registration Director John Caughman, Connell defeated Elgin Mayor Melissa Emmons in the Republican primary, 232 to 166, taking 58 percent of the vote. Votes are being certified today.

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