Lexington County Council incumbent beat his challenger for the District 6 seat in the Republican primary.
Jeffcoat, who has served four terms on Lexington County Council, won about 75 percent of the votes. His opponent, , got about 25 percent.
Jeffcoat faces no Democratic opposition in the November general election.
by county party officials just last week. Election officials didn't have time to remove their names from the ballot though.
Wes Howard, a candidate for Council District 3, still got 855 votes in Tuesday's election, despite signs at polling locations warning voters that their votes for disqualified candidates wouldn't count.
Brian Duncan, a candidate for Council District 5, got 365 votes.
to get their names on the November ballot.
If they collect enough signatures to get on the November ballot, Howard will go up against Republican Kent Collins for the District 3 seat, and Duncan will face Republican incumbent Bobby Keisler for the District 5 seat.
There are no Democratic candidates running for council districts 3 or 5.
Here are the unofficial results from the Lexington County Registration and Election office. A * denotes candidates who were knocked off the ballot but whose names still appeared.
County Council District 6Johnny Jeffcoat 2,324 74.51% Cory Norris 795 25.49%
County Council District 3Kent Collins 1,290 60.14% *Wes Howard 855 39.86%
County Council District 5Bobby Keisler
849 69.93% *Brian Duncan 365 30.07%