The primary will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Doug Will Tennis Center at Harrison Park in Bridgewater. Leila Longcor and Dennis Driver will be vying for the nomination to run in November to replace longtime District 4 Supervisor Bill Kyger who is not seeking reelection.
The town of Timberville has elected its youngest town council member ever. 19-year-old write-in candidate Isaac Kelley learned this week that he had won the third of three open seats on the council after making a last-minute decision to run.
As of Tuesday night incumbent, Elkton Mayor Josh Gooden looks to be in a position to win a third term as he leads his challenger Wayne Printz by over 100 votes.No town in Rockingham County had a more crowded ballot on Tuesday than Elkton. The town saw 10 candidates competing for four seats on the city council and had the County’s only contested mayoral race.
A computing error with the statewide voter registration system caused transactions to not appear in the online voter registration hopper for processing by local general registrars according to the Department of Elections (ELECT).
Virginia Department of Elections Commissioner Susan Beals announced the award of a contract to The Canton Group to build and implement the state’s new statewide voter registration system. This new system will have many new upgrades and features.
In November, two open four-year seats on the Harrisonburg City Council will be up for grabs. In addition to two Democrats, two independent candidates will be on the ballot hoping to break into the all-Democratic Council.