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Tuesday: City elections in Hopewell, Ashland and Williamsburg

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Three local communities will elect representatives to their city or town Governments on Tuesday.  Ashland, Hopewell and Williamsburg all have seats open in tomorrow’s election.

Here is a breakdown.

Ashland

This town in Hanover County, has two seats open on its Town Council. Two candidates have filed to get on the ballot and one other is running as a write in candidate.  Faye Prichard is already the town’s mayor and is running for a seat on the council. James R. Foley is another candidate on the ballot. Lucida Jones is running as a write in candidate.

Hopewell-

Four of Hopewell’s seven City Council seats are open in Tuesday’s election.

In the 1st Ward- Three candidates will vye for the seat  including the current incumbent. Christina J. Luman-Bailey will attempt to hold on to her seat despite a challenge from Deborah B. Randolph and G. Wayne Taylor

In the 2nd Ward- Four candidates have gained access to the ballot. Their goal will be to defeat 23 year incumbent Curtis W. Harris, Sr. Roosevelt Edwards, Jr., David Wayne Silvestro and Yolanda Wyche Stokes will attempt to challenge the veteran lawmaker.

In the 3rd Ward- Incumbent Kenneth B. Emerson faces a challenge from Michael C. Bujakowski.

In the 4th Ward- Incumbent N. Greg Cuffey will attempt to fend off Jackie M. Shornak.

Williamsburg-

Voters will choose from five candidates for two open seats. All the seats are at-large.

The candidates are: Robert A. “Bobby” Braxton, David D. Dafashy, Sean F. Driscoll, D. Scott Foster, Jr., and Doug G. Pons

Written by Ryan Nobles

May 3, 2010 at 9:52 pm

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