Election Day: Voters choose local leaders

Election Day: Voters choose local leaders

Election Day: Voters choose local leaders

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Posted on May 1, 2012 at 4:07 PM

Updated Wednesday, May 2 at 5:36 PM

HAMPTON ROADS -- Tuesday was election day in many cities in Hampton Roads.

Residents voted for mayor, city council, and in some cases, school board members.  For detailed information on the various candidates, click here for a guide from our partners at The Virginian Pilot.

Chesapeake re-elected incumbent Alan Krasnoff as mayor.  He got 75% of the votes.  Chesapeake also named three city council members: Richard W. West, Debbie Ritter, and Robert C. Ike.  Chesapeake voted for four school board members:  Thomas L. Mercer Sr., Sam L. Boone Jr., C. Jeff Bunn, and Victoria L. Profitt.

Norfolk voted Barclay Winn (49%) for Superward 6 of city council.

Hampton voted for Mayor Molly Ward.  She got 65% of the votes over Donnie R. Tuck.  The Hampton city council winners are: George E. Wallace (20%), W. H. Hobbs(18%), and Chris Osby Snead (17%).

Hampton school board winners are: Chesapeake Bay Seat B:  Monica J. Smith wins with 62%; seat C: Phyllis Taylor Henry wins with 61%; and HR dist Seat C: William Pearson wins with 40% of votes.

Franklin voted on its mayor.  Raystine Johnson wins with 45% of the votes.  James Councill received 37% and Greg McLemore had 18%.

As many results were still coming in, Williamsburg's results came in first.  It named its newest three city council members.  With 100% of precincts reporting, Paul Freeling received 38% of the votes with Clyde Haulman close behind with 37%.  Judy Knudson  received 25%.

Newport News chose city council members:  North district-- Robert S. Coleman with 63% and South district -- Tina Vick with 54%.

Newport News School Board winners are:  Central district-- Shelly Simonds with 53%, North district --Darian Scott with 42%, and South district -- Everette Hicks with 68%

Polls were open until 7:00 p.m..

CLICK HERE for more detailed results.



 

 

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