Durham Mayor Bill Bell won re-election to his seventh term, leading Rev. Sylvester Williams by an 87-13 percent margin. A total of 93 percent of precincts reporting.
Bell defeated Williams by a wide margin in the 2011 mayoral election.
Bell received nearly 90 percent of the vote in the primary election in October while Williams barely beat Michael Valentine to face Bell.
Bell has been mayor of Durham since 2001.