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Check this page for unofficial Watauga County election results as they are reported by municipal precincts tonight. Polls close at 7:30 p.m.

The final unofficial numbers reflect totals from Watauga, Avery and Caldwell counties. Totals from the portion of Blowing Rock voters living in Caldwell County and a portion of Seven Devils and Beech Mountain voters living in Avery County are reflected in the final update.

Candidates are listed in the order they appeared on the ballot.


Update: As of 10 p.m. This is the final update tonight.

11 precincts of 11 reporting: Beech Mountain, Blowing Rock, Watauga, Boone 1, Boone 2 , Boone 3, New River 1, New River 2, New River 3, Brushy Fork and Blue Ridge. This update includes Avery County totals for Seven Devils and Beech Mountain and Caldwell County totals for Blowing Rock.

Provisional ballots won't be reflected in the totals until Nov. 13 by the Watauga County Board of Elections.

Boone Town Council — three seats

Loretta Clawson 821, Dustin Hicks 810, Nancy LaPlaca 794, Virginia Roseman 800, write-in 56

Boone includes 124 provisional ballots, according to the Watauga County Board of Elections office. Provisional ballots will be counted if registration status can be verified.

Blowing Rock Mayor — one seat

Charlie Sellers 421, write-in 13

Blowing Rock Town Council — two seats

David Harwood 308, Ray Pickett 167, Jim Steele 156, Albert Yount 215, write-in 7

There are no provisional ballots for Blowing Rock, according to the Watauga County Board of Elections office.

Beech Mountain Town Council — three seats

Jimmie Accardi 203, Renee Castiglione 100, Erin Gonyea 106, Carl Marquardt 51, Kelly Melang 123, Wendel Sauer 52, write-in 7

There were five provisional ballots for Beech Mountain, according to the Watauga County Board of Elections office. Provisional ballots will be counted if registration status can be verified.

Seven Devils Town Council — three seats

Wayne Bonomo 39, Kay Ehlinger 59, Larry Fontaine 76, Jeff Williams 40, write-in 6

There are no provisional ballots for Seven Devils, according to the Watauga County Board of Elections office.


Update: As of 9:22 p.m.

11 precincts of 11 reporting: Beech Mountain, Blowing Rock, Watauga, Boone 1, Boone 2 , Boone 3, New River 1, New River 2, New River 3, Brushy Fork and Blue Ridge.

Boone Town Council — three seats

Loretta Clawson 821, Dustin Hicks 810, Nancy LaPlaca 794, Virginia Roseman 800, write-in 56

Blowing Rock Mayor — one seat

Charlie Sellers 400, write-in 13

Blowing Rock Town Council — two seats

David Harwood 295, Ray Pickett 159, Jim Steele 147, Albert Yount 207, write-in 6

Beech Mountain Town Council — three seats

Jimmie Accardi 183, Renee Castiglione 91, Erin Gonyea 99, Carl Marquardt 43, Kelly Melang 113, Wendel Sauer 49, write-in 7

Seven Devils Town Council — three seats

Wayne Bonomo 36, Kay Ehlinger 52, Larry Fontaine 66, Jeff Williams 30, write-in 6


Update: As of 8:35 p.m.

10 precincts of 11 reporting: Blowing Rock, Watauga, Boone 1, Boone 2 , Boone 3, New River 1, New River 2, New River 3, Brushy Fork and Blue Ridge.

Boone Town Council — three seats

Loretta Clawson 821, Dustin Hicks 810, Nancy LaPlaca 794, Virginia Roseman 800, write-in 56

Blowing Rock Mayor — one seat

Charlie Sellers 400, write-in 13

Blowing Rock Town Council — two seats

David Harwood 295, Ray Pickett 159, Jim Steele 147, Albert Yount 207, write-in 6

Beech Mountain Town Council — three seats

Jimmie Accardi 14, Renee Castiglione 6, Erin Gonyea 9, Carl Marquardt 7, Kelly Melang 11, Wendel Sauer 4, write-in 0

Seven Devils Town Council — three seats

Wayne Bonomo 36, Kay Ehlinger 52, Larry Fontaine 66, Jeff Williams 30, write-in 6


Update: As of 8:15 p.m.

Three precincts of 11 reporting: Boone 1, Brushy Fork and New River 3.

Boone Town Council — three seats

Loretta Clawson 666, Dustin Hicks 665, Nancy LaPlaca 630, Virginia Roseman 630, write-in 50

Blowing Rock Mayor — one seat

Charlie Sellers 39, write-in 1

Blowing Rock Town Council — two seats

David Harwood 32, Ray Pickett 10, Jim Steele 16, Albert Yount 28, write-in 1

Beech Mountain Town Council — three seats

Jimmie Accardi 14, Renee Castiglione 6, Erin Gonyea 9, Carl Marquardt 7, Kelly Melang 11, Wendel Sauer 4, write-in 0

Seven Devils Town Council — three seats

Wayne Bonomo 3, Kay Ehlinger 11, Larry Fontaine 12, Jeff Williams 1, write-in 5


Update: As of 7:30 p.m.

One stop early voting, mail-in and absentee unofficial results.

Boone Town Council — three seats

Loretta Clawson 526, Dustin Hicks 578, Nancy LaPlaca 490, Virginia Roseman 495, write-in 32

Blowing Rock Mayor — one seat

Charlie Sellers 38, write-in 1

Blowing Rock Town Council — two seats

David Harwood 32, Ray Pickett 9, Jim Steele 15, Albert Yount 28, write-in 1

Beech Mountain Town Council — three seats

Jimmie Accardi 14, Renee Castiglione 6, Erin Gonyea 9, Carl Marquardt 7, Kelly Melang 11, Wendel Sauer 4, write-in 0

Seven Devils Town Council — three seats

Wayne Bonomo 3, Kay Ehlinger 11, Larry Fontaine 12, Jeff Williams 1, write-in 5

(1) comment

Deborah Greene

I am a resident of the county, but, if I could have cast a vote, I would have voted for Loretta Clawson too. I have gotten to know Loretta over the past few years and her heart is with Boone. I love you Loretta. Congratulations.

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