Mayor Danny Jones was reelected to a fourth 4-year term Saturday in Charleston's municipal election. With the victory, Jones becomes the longest serving mayor in the capital city’s history.
According to media outlets Jones, a Republican, garnered 62 percent of the vote. He beat back challenges from Democrat Paul Monroe who received 34 percent of the vote, and Independent Bill Carpenter, who pulled 3 percent.
Jones has been mayor since 2003.
Charleston voters also chose 26 members of city council including 20 in ward races and six to council at-large seats.