Lee Edwards elected as new HHI council member

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) - Hilton Head Island has a new councilman.

It looks like Lee Edwards will represent Ward 3. He beat out the next highest vote getter David Warren by nearly double the votes. Preliminary results show that Edwards had 56 percent of the votes, Warren had 23 percent and Steven Baer had 12 percent.

He takes over Drew Laughlin's seat. Laughlin is now mayor.

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