Horry County | Winters wins District 3 in close race for school board

Horry County School Board, District 3

With 100 percent of precincts reporting

Ray Winters | 422

Keith VanWinkle | 403

What it means | Winters is a first-time board member and said his first move will be to meet with school principals to hear their concerns. He will face Democrat Jimmy Washington in the general election.

What they said | “I am a perpetual optimist,” Winters said. “If it weren’t for this summer cold I have, I’d say I feel like an 11 on a scale of 1 to 10.”