Town of James Island once again a town

Image by Flickr user Kclvey Supporters gather for a town organizing event.

On Tuesday, residents of James Island for a fourth-time voted to create a Town of James Island — albeit a smaller one that is some two-thirds the size of the last Town of James Island.

Some 85% of voters said yes to the measure, voters also chose that the town would:

  • Be called the Town of James Island;
  • Have non-partisan elections;
  • At large elections;
  • Mayor-council form of government; and 
  • Four-year terms.

NBC News 2 has detailed precint-by-precinct results.

Residents will return to polls on July 31 to elect a council and mayor, after which official town business can begin.

There is a detailed map of the new town.