Two of three incumbents easily won re-election to the Cary Town Council on Tuesday, while the third found himself in a tighter race.
Incumbents Jennifer Robinson in District A and at-large council member Ed Yerha each beat their two challengers by comfortable margins.
Meanwhile, Jack Smith of District C, the longest-serving member on the council now, had a closer race with challenger Kenneth Presting. Smith, a Republican who was first elected to the council in 1989, won an eighth four-year term.
Robinson, also a Republican, won a fifth full term against two challengers – Majid Mohadjer and Radha Ravi Varma.
Yerha, who is registered unaffiliated, won his second full term against Jeff Alan De Deugd and George McDowell.
Jeffrey Alan De Deugd: 3.65 percent
George McDowell: 17.28 percent
Ed Yerha: 78.51 percent
41 of 41 precincts reporting
Majid Mohadjer: 7.95 percent
Jennifer Robinson: 76.46 percent
Radha Ravi Varma: 13.82 percent
9 of 9 precincts reporting
Kenneth A. Presting: 45.65 percent
Jack Smith: 54.10 percent
12 of 12 precincts reporting