Two newcomers win seats on Asheboro City Council

Republican Walker Moffitt is top vote-getter

ASHEBORO — In an off-year election where Republicans flexed their muscle in municipal elections, the only Republican candidate for Asheboro City Council received the most votes in a race for four seats.

Asheboro City Councilman Walker Moffitt, left, and Randolph County GOP chairman Rick Smith at the board of elections on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. (The North State Journal)

Incumbent Walker Moffitt, the lone GOP candidate on the Asheboro ballot, received more than 1,325 votes. His fellow incumbent Clark Bell received the second-most votes.

Newcomers Bill McCaskill and Kelly W. Heath will join the city council.

Incumbent Katie L. Snuggs finished fifth in a race where the top four vote-getters win seats. Delilah Perkins Warner was sixth.

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