Oxford elected Guillermo Nurse to be its mayor Tuesday, making him the first Black mayor in the city’s history.
Nurse got 1,090 votes to Debbie Ramsey’s 461.
There were seven candidates running for three Town Commissioners spots. The top three vote-getters were two newcomers – Carlos Velez and Curtis McRae – and one incumbent, John Tovey.
Velez got 771 votes, McRae got 694 and Tovey received 657 votes.
In Stovall, two newcomers joined incumbent Jeff Stovall to take the three seats on the Stovall board of commissioners. Stovall got 72 votes to keep his seat on the board; Ricky Sneed Sr. got 65 votes and Angelina Cromer got 46 votes from a field of five candidates.
View complete results from Tuesday’s elections at https://er.ncsbe.gov/