Tag: election

Dear Editor: I’m writing in support of Brandy Custis Childress for Treasurer of Accomack County. I’ve known Brandy for quite some time and trust that she will bring a welcomed change to that office. Brandy’s experience within the banking industry, alone, makes her a formidable candidate. After hearing her ideas, I have no doubt that she will...
Dear Editor: This letter is for concerned citizens of District 4, (Parksley, Bloxom, and Saxis Fire Department voters). There is a very important election coming up in November that can bring wonderful opportunity for fresh ideas and a welcomed change to our school board. A change that over 70% of...
Dear Editor: As we approach the elections in November, I hope that we can secure leadership that will enhance and support solid objectives for a better Accomack County. I have read Miriam Riggs’ top priorities if elected, and believe she has a solid grasp on the needs of the county. Her...
Election
By Linda Cicoira -- Five contested races will be on the ballot in Accomack County in the November general election, including two matches for school board positions. It will be the first time voters there will get to choose school board members as those representatives were previously chosen by...
Lewis
By Linda Cicoira -- Sen. Lynwood W. Lewis won the Democratic Party’s nomination for state senator in Tuesday’s primary with a landslide victory over challenger Willie C. Randall, a former member of the Northampton Board of Supervisors.   Overall, Lewis took 4,557 votes or 70.59% compared to Randall’s 1,899 or 29.41%.  In...
Vote
By Linda Cicoira -- Voters from Accomack and Northampton counties will be going to the polls this Tuesday, June 11, to cast their ballots in a race for the Democratic Party’s nomination for state senate. It is also the deadline for candidates to qualify to be on the ballot...
RobertaKellam
By Stefanie Jackson – Roberta Kellam, of Franktown, is no longer running for the Northampton County Board of Supervisors in District 4. The announcement was made June 2 via Facebook. “Family healthcare circumstances will require that I be off the Shore frequently during the upcoming campaign season,” she wrote. “This responsibility...
Handy, Camesha 2
By Linda Cicoira -- Accomack School Board Member Camesha Handy announced Tuesday that she will seek the District 5 seat on the Accomack County Public School Board in the November general election. The Gargatha Landing resident has served in the post since she was appointed by the School Board Selection...
ballotbox
By Stefanie Jackson – Spencer Murray, the chairman of the Northampton board of supervisors, offered advice to citizens at the May 14 supervisors meeting. “We are 28 days from the deadline for getting on the ballot in District 4, to replace me, and in District 5, to replace Mr. Duer...
By Linda Cicoira -- Connie Burford, of Bloxom, was one of the movers and shakers who rallied for an elected Accomack County School Board. She announced her candidacy this week for the District 4 seat on that panel in the November General Election. “As a lifelong resident of the Eastern...