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Friday, November 1, 2013
Tuesday, Nov. 5 is election day. The polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.
Besides electing a governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, here’s what voters around the lake will find on their ballot:
>> House of Delegates: Depending on where you live on the Bedford side, you will either be in the district where Terry Austin (Republican) faces Lew Medlin (Democrat) for an open seat, or where incumbent Kathy Byron (Republican) faces Katie Webb Cyphert (Democrat), or where incumbent Scott Garrett (Republican) faces Jonathan Parrish (Libertarian).
Some voters in Franklin County will find the Byron-Cyphert contest on their ballot, but most are in a district represented by Del. Charles Poindexter, R-Rocky Mount, who is unopposed.
>> Bedford County Board of Supervisors: There are elections in three districts, but in each, candidates are unopposed — Curry Martin in District 2, Steve Wilkerson in District 3 and John Sharp in District 4. All are Republicans.
>> Bedford County School Board: There are elections in three districts, but in each, candidates are unopposed — Jason Johnson in District 2, John H. Hicks Jr. in District 3 and Gary Hostutler in District 4. All are independents.
>> Franklin County treasurer: There’s a three-way race between Gail Lynch Abbott (Democrat), Bradford Archer (Republican) and Susan Wray (independent).
>> Franklin County Board of Supervisors: In the Boone District, there’s a three-way race . Candidates are Ronnie Thompson (Republican), Joyce Gordon (independent) and Bennie Russell (independent). In the Rocky Mount District, there’s a contest between Charles Wagner (independent) and Jeff Worley (independent). In the Snow Creek District, there’s a choice between Larry Darnell Moore (Democrat) and Leland Mitchell (independent).
>> Franklin County School Board: There’s a five-way race for the at-large seat . Candidates are Tyler Bamberg, Penny Blue, Gina Haley Kennett, Robin Mays and Michael Pruitt. In the Snow District, there’s a contest between Brian Hamilton and G.B. Washburn Jr. In the Blue Ridge District, Julie McBride Nix is unopposed. In the Boone District, Thad Montgomery is unopposed. All are independents.
For complete election results on Tuesday night, see roanoke.com.
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