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Commonwealth’s attorney only contested race in Fredericksburg this fall
Last night was the deadline for candidates in the November elections to file their paperwork. In Fredericksburg, the only local races are four of the five constitutional officers (The circuit court clerk’s term won’t be up until 2011.).
All of those are uncontested races with incumbents running for reelection except for the commonwealth’s attorney’s race.
Incumbent LaBravia Jenkins will face challenger Joseph "Jeh" Hicks in the race for that office. Jenkins beat Hicks and Stafford County prosecutor Eric Olsen in a special election last December to fill what remained of Charles Sharp’s term after he was appointed to the Circuit Court bench.
The other three races will be uncontested incumbents breezing to another term (unless something happens in the write-in department). Those officials are Commissioner of the Revenue Lois Jacob, Sheriff Paul Higgs and Treasurer Jim Haney.