Election 2018: Panthers QB Cam Newton gets 11 write-in votes

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton received 11 write-in votes for a Mecklenburg County position.
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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton received 11 write-in votes for a Mecklenburg County position.

Credit: Streeter Lecka

Credit: Streeter Lecka

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton received 11 write-in votes for an election in North Carolina, officials said.

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Newton's name was written in for the Mecklenburg County Soil and Water Conservation district position, according to the Board of Elections.

The two people who won received more than 100,000 votes each.

Newton has thrown for 2,086 yards and 17 touchdowns this season for the Panthers, who are 6-3 and trail the New Orleans Saints by two games in the National Football League's NFC South division.