2013 Winston-Salem mayoral election

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Winston-Salem mayoral election, 2013
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Nominee Allen Joines James Lee Knox
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 12,948 2,315
Percentage 84.33% 15.08%

Mayor before election

Allen Joines
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Allen Joines
Democratic

The 2013 Winston-Salem mayoral election was held on November 5, 2013 to elect the mayor of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It saw the reelection of Allen Joines.

Democratic primary[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Allen Joines (incumbent) 8,825 88.42
Democratic Gardenia M. Henley 1,156 11.58

General election[edit]

While he kept his name on the ballot, Knox stopped actively campaigning in August when it became public knowledge that he had used a racial epithet to describe a county elections worker in 2012.[2]

General election results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Allen Joines (incumbent) 12,948 84.33
Republican James Lee Knox 2,315 15.08
Write-in Mike Monu (write-in) 6 0.04
Write-in Other write-ins 85 0.55
Total votes 15,354

References[edit]

  1. ^ "09/10/2013 OFFICIAL PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS - FORSYTH". North Carolina State Board of Elections. September 17, 2013. Retrieved October 8, 2019.
  2. ^ Hinton, John (November 5, 2013). "Joines re-elected as mayor; incumbents retain council seats". Winston-Salem Journal. Retrieved October 27, 2019.
  3. ^ "11/05/2013 OFFICIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION RESULTS - FORSYTH". North Carolina State Board of Elections. November 12, 2013. Retrieved October 8, 2019.