Mayors, Council Members elected in Accomack Co.
ACCOMACK CO., Va. – 92 towns across Virginia, including those in Accomack County, held elections for mayors and council members on Tuesday.
In Belle Haven, George Ludlow Jr, who was unopposed, was elected mayor with a total of 27 votes, according to unofficial results. Edwin Long, O. Zach Pase, Larry Baxter, Douglas Wehner, and Elizabeth Pase were elected to the town council, and Hoge Allen Floyd III was elected recorder.
In Chincoteague, Arthur Leonard was elected to a second term as mayor with a total of 706 votes. There were also 53 write-ins. Denise Bowden, William “Bill” McComb Jr. and Gene Wayne Taylor were elected to town council, and in a special election, Christopher Duer Bott will keep his seat on council.
In Hallwood, J.W. “Jackie” Poulson Jr. was elected mayor, with 25 votes. Claude Linton, Pamela Riffey, Elwood Stanley Young, Timothy Clougherty Sr., Stephanie Clougherty, and John Smith Jr. were elected to town council.
In Keller, S. Beth Jackson Hart, who was unopposed, was elected mayor with 14 votes. Rose Moore, Janis Wingfield, Carole Elliot, Claire Nutter, Teresa Guy, and Linda Guy were elected to town council.
In Onancock, Fletcher D. Fosque, who was unopposed, was elected to another term as mayor with a total of 116 votes. Maphis Oswald, Robert Bloxom, and Ray Burger III were elected to town council.
In Parksley, Frank Rusell II was elected mayor against Ronnie Marshall Jr. Russell received 125 votes, while Marshall received 81. Dana Bundick, Richard “Ricky” Taylor, and Francis “Sam” Welch were elected to town council.
In Saxis, Denise Drewer was elected to another term as mayor. Aubrey Miles Jr., Jan Foerster, Donna Croushore, Wayne McCleary, Darrell Marshall, and Richard Boyd were elected to town council.
On Tangier, James “Ooker” Eskridge was elected to another term as mayor. Norwood Evans, Paul McCready, Cynthia Wheatley, Timothy Trumble, Isaiah McCready, and William Eskridge III were elected to town council.
In Wachapreague, Fred Janci Jr. was elected to another term as mayor. Robert Williams, Art Thornton Jr., Sandie Puchalski, Robert Bilicki, and Margo Digan were elected to town council, with a sixth member to be determined through write-in vote.