Don Hardy defeats B.J. Murphy in Kinston mayoral race

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) — Don Hardy narrowly defeated B.J. Murphy in the Kinston mayoral race.

Don Hardy received 2,103 votes compared to Murphy’s 1,910 votes.

Ranard M. Teach received 65 votes.

Both candidates were born and raised in Kinston.

For a full list of updated election results, click here.

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