Two Warren County School Board were decided on Tuesday.
According to unofficial results from the Virginia Department of Elections, Arnold Williams Jr., 53, of Middletown, won his second term to the North River District seat on the Warren County School Board with 96.76% of the total votes. Williams secured 1,732 votes, while 58 votes - 3.24% - came from write-in campaigns.
Williams, a retired business owner in Warren County, ran unopposed in the race.
“I’m glad the election is over,” he said. “I want to congratulate Ralph [Rinaldi] on his seat. I look forward to the next four years.”
Williams’ strongest area was Riverton, where he got 924 votes - 97.78% of the total votes, while he took 754 votes in North River - 95.56% of the vote. Fifty-four of Williams’ total votes came from absentee voters.
Ralph Rinaldi, of Front Royal, won the Shenandoah District seat on the School Board with 1,840 votes - 96.08% of the total votes - with 3.92% of the total vote - 75 votes - coming from write-in campaigns.
Rinaldi, who has served on the Warren County Planning Commission since 2014, ran unopposed for the seat that is held by Douglas Rosen. Rosen did not seek reelection for the School Board seat.
Rinaldi’s strongest area was East Shenandoah, where he got 1,159 votes - 96.26% of the total vote, while he took 592 votes in West Shenandoah - 95.48% of the total vote. 89 of Rinaldi’s total votes came from absentee voters.
Rinaldi did not respond for comment on Tuesday night.
The South River District race will be determined by write-in campaigns. Results were not available Tuesday night. The unofficial total number of votes recorded in the South River District was 1,166.