Ginger Efird elected clerk of court

With just over 26% of ballots counted, the North State Journal and Stanly County Journal are calling the Stanly County Clerk of Superior Court’s race in favor of Ginger Efird.

Efird, a Republican, had 76.64% of the vote over Democratic contender Todd H. Lowders. She was previously the administrative assistant to the District Attorney of Prosecutorial District 28.