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Who Will It Be? And election time is a’comin’

On Thursday the Electoral Board will select the three supervisor districts that will have two-year terms for the upcoming election. Supervisors, on a 6-1 vote, agreed to adopt staggered terms by an ordinance. Supervisor Emmitt Marshall was the lone vote against the change. He said he did not see a need to do it.

I will be there to cover the event and report to you Friday the “Lucky 3″.  I am tempted to take bets in the office here. Winner gets to cover a Board meeting with five public hearings like last month.

Meanwhile, more announcements about candidates are coming in. I found out that T.C. Waddy will have at least one challenger, which will be reported soon.

 

Supervisor Chris Yakabouski, who is running for a senate seat against Sen. Edd Houck, will have at least two people seeking his district seat—former supervisor Ben Pitts and Charles Cowsert, a School Board member.

I’ve heard rumors that Supervisor Emmitt Marshall will have at least one challenger, possibly two, if he decides to run again.

Supervisor Vince Onorato hasn’t said a word about re-election, but we know School Board member Gary Skinner is running for that district. That makes two School Board members who want to be supervisors. I heard a third person is strongly considering a run for the Lee Hill District.

Supervisor Gary Jackson was the first supervisor to officially announce he will seek re-election. No challenger as of yet.

 

Supervisors Hap Connors, Waddy, Jerry Logan and Onorato haven’t made any official announcements. I believe one of those four will soon.

Candidates have until June 12 to register to run for the Board of Supervisors or School Board.

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