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Town of Kiawah Island • 4475 Betsy Kerrison Drive Kiawah Island, SC 29455 • 843-768-9166 • www.kiawahisland.org 2018 Municipal Election Kiawah Island voters have elected the 16th municipal council of the Town of Kiawah Island, which was incorporated on September 13, 1988. Of the 1,773 registered voters, 198 voters turned out to cast their ballots. Voters originally were set to select between two mayoral candidates and four contenders for four council seats. However, on Friday, November 16, the Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office notified the Town that Fran Wermuth had officially withdrawn from the election as a mayoral candidate. Voters elected incumbent Craig Weaver for Mayor. For council, voters elected one incumbent candidate, Chris Widuch and three new council members: Maryanne Connelly, Daniel Prickett, and Klaus Said. The terms of this administration will expire December 2020. The official voting results can be found on www.kiawahisland.org/latest-news. On Friday, December 7, the newly elected Town Council members were sworn into office by Municipal Judge John Strauch. Following the ceremony, Mayor Weaver and Town Council appointed Chris Widuch to serve as Mayor Pro Tempore during a special call Town Council meeting. As the Town enters 2019, the newly elected Council will begin to determine their course for the upcoming term. Town Council is scheduled to hold a strategic planning session on January 23 and 24 at the Municipal Center. This meeting is open to the public. Pictured left to right: Klaus Said, Chris Widuch, Craig Weaver, Maryanne Connelly, Dan Prickett