Gavin Smith wins Town of Lexington City Council election

LEXINGTON, S.C. (WOLO)— The Town of Lexington has chosen a new council member in a special election yesterday.

The Lexington County Election Commission says Gavin Smith won with over 600 votes.

The special election came after former Councilman Steve Baker resigned in February.

The councilman-elect thanked his supporters on Facebook saying he’s beyond humbled and is excited to get started.

Election officials still have to certify the votes before he takes office.

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