Dick Cronin is new Isle of Palms mayor

Isle of Palms Councilman Dick Cronin has won the runoff election to be the city's next mayor -- he won with an eight-point margin over the 36-year-old Ryan Buckhannon.

Interestingly, the runoff netted 17 more votes than the initial election's 1,209.

Head over to The Post and Courier for details.

Cronin lead in the initial election that had three candidates.

A new mayor was elected as Isle of Palm's old mayor was elected to the S.C. General Assembly on November 4.

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