Election Day 2017: Voters pick their local leaders

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Voters could pick a number of new local leaders at the polls today.

The results are in! Check out the full list here.

Thirty-eight local races will be decided at ballot boxes across North Carolina and South Carolina.

Polls in South Carolina are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. and in North Carolina they are open from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m.

The races will determine the mayors, council members and school officials who will lead their communities.

One of the biggest races for the area, with implications reaching outside the community itself, is the Myrtle Beach Mayoral race.

Four challengers are taking on incumbent Mayor John Rhodes in that highly contested race.

Related: The ABC15 News 2017 Myrtle Beach Mayoral Debate

North Myrtle Beach, Aynor, McColl, Lamar, Society Hill, Timmonsville, Coward, Georgetown and Pawleys Island are also hosting mayoral races.

Residents in the City of Myrtle Beach are also choosing three council members on Tuesday.

Pawleys Island, Darlington, Andrews, Georgetown, Coward, Scranton, Pamplico, Aynor, North Myrtle Beach, Conway, Briarcliff Acres, Atlantic Beach, McColl, Bennettsville, Society Hill, Lamar, and Hartsville are also choosing new council members.

A number of school board seats in Florence County will also be decided, including Florence School District 3's Seat 4, 5 and 7; Florence County School District 5 At-large and seat 3, and a seat for Florence School District 4.

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To see the results as they come in, go here.

For more on what you need to vote:

How to Vote in North Carolina

South Carolina Voting Information Page

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