Kinston Mayor B.J. Murphy beat two challengers Tuesday to win re-election.
Murphy originally wasn't going to run, but then decided at the last minute to throw his hat in the ring.
He faced Ralph Clark and John Marks Jr.
Will all precincts reporting Murphy has 46% of the vote, Clark 36% and Marks 18%.
Murphy had 1,833 votes, Clark 1,428, and Marks 692.