Parker wins EC mayor's race
From staff reports
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Bettie Parker became the first woman ever elected mayor of Elizabeth City on Tuesday, defeating her opponent Sam Davis by more than 823 votes.
Parker collected 1,572 votes, or 67.55 percent of all votes cast, to Davis’ 749 or 32 percent, results from the N.C. Board of Elections’ website show.
Parker will be sworn in as mayor in December, succeeding Joe Peel, who elected not to seek re-election.