Frederick County voters to pick supervisors, sheriff

Frederick County voters can pick local leaders and state representatives when they go to the polls Tuesday.

Sheriff Robert Williamson is not seeking re-election. Terrence P. Bohan, A.S. “Scott” Madigan Sr. and L.W. “Lenny” Millholland, former Winchester sheriff, are running for the constitutional office. Bohan is running as a Republican. Millholland and Madigan are running as independent candidates.

Back Creek District Supervisor Gary A. Lofton is running for re-election as a Republican. Shawn L. Graber is running as an independent candidate. In a special election to fill a term set to expire Dec. 31, 2017, Blaine P. Dunn and Jason E. Ransom are seeking the Red Bud District seat on the Board of Supervisors. Dunn is running as a Republican.

Board Chairman Charles S. DeHaven Jr. is running unopposed for re-election to the at-large seat. Robert A. “Bob” Hess and Robert W. “Bob” Wells are running unopposed for re-election to the Gainesboro and Opequon districts, respectively.

The following people are running unopposed for seats on the School Board:
John J. Lamanna – at-large
Kali C. Klubertanz – Back Creek District
Michael A. Lake – Gainesboro District
Seth T. Thatcher – Opequon District

Commissioner of Revenue Ellen E. Murphy, Treasurer C. William Orndorff Jr., Commonwealth’s Attorney Ross P. Spicer and Clerk of the Circuit Court Rebecca P. Hogan are running unopposed for their offices.

Kitty Hockman-Nicholas and Marietta Cather Walls are running unopposed for seats on the Lord Fairfax Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors.

In state races, Del. J. Randy Minchew, R-Leesburg, seeks re-election to the 10th District. Peter C. Rush is vying for the seat as the Democratic Party candidate. Del. Dave A. LaRock, R-Hamilton, is seeks re-election to the 33rd District. D. Chuck Hedges is running for the Democratic Party. Mark D. Anderson is running for the Libertarian Party.

Former county supervisor Christopher E. Collins is running unopposed as a Republican for the 29th District seat in the House of Delegates. State Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel, R-Upperville, is running for another term representing the 27th District.

Contact staff writer Alex Bridges at 540-465-5137 ext. 125, or abridges@nvdaily.com