Ex-America’s Obtained Expertise contestant wins runoff for Greenville council

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Former America's Got Talent contestant Benton Blount


Benton Blount, a former contestant on the America’s Obtained Expertise tv present, has defeated incumbent Willis Meadows within the Republican main runoff for Greenville County Council District 19.

Blount gained by 379 votes — with 58% of the vote in comparison with Meadows’ 42% — in response to unofficial outcomes tabulated Tuesday night time.

Meadows has served as a member of County Council for practically 17 years, first elected in 2006, however the district on the northwest aspect of town of Greenville can have new illustration come January.

Since there aren’t any Democrats working for this seat in November’s basic election, Blount has successfully gained the election.

Blount stated he was pleased with working a “legit grassroots marketing campaign” the place he centered on points dealing with his district and never his opponent.



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