Blog: 2013 Election Results
– November 5, 2013 8:00 pm
More Election Results
10:15 p.m. MANASSAS PARK>> Wood wins by 4 votes
Debra Wood, a Republican, beat out independent challenger Patricia Ann Trimble by four votes. Wood will keep her job as Commissioner of the Revenue.
10 p.m. PRINCE WILLIAM>> Williams projected to win School Board seat
Loree Williams is projected to win the Woodbridge District School Board seat beating out appointed incumbent Steven Keen. With six of 10 precincts reporting, Williams is leading her opponent by 26 points.
Williams spoke to Potomac Local News and shared ideas for a better working School Board in Prince William County.
9:45 p.m. STAFFORD>> School Board results in
The results for the Stafford County School Board are in. Irene Egan has won her bid to become the next Aquia District School Board representative. She beat out fellow independent Vanessa Griffin.
In Falmouth, Independent Scott Hirons won his bid to become that district’s School Board member. He beat out another independent candidate, Mark Kitta.
And in Garrisonville, Nanette Kidby beat out in a close race, winning by three points.
9:20 p.m. MANASSAS>> Waldron, Perkins win
One-time Manassas Mayor Douglas Waldron has been elected to serve the city as its Commissioner of the Revenue. Waldron is a Republican.
Robin R. Perkins, also a Republican, will has been elected to serve as the city’s Treasurer.
Both candidates ran unopposed.
9:10 p.m. PRINCE WILLIAM>> Torian keeps seat, wins unopposed
Democrat Luke Torian will keep his seat represnenting the 52nd House District in Virginia.
He ran unopposed, and his district includes Dumfries and portions of Dale City, Woodbridge, and Occoquan.
Delegate Torian currently serves as the Pastor of First Mount Zion Baptist Church in Dumfries.
Here’s more from his bio on his website:
Delegate Luke Torian is a community leader in Prince William County. He has played a major role in several organizations including Action in Community Through Service (ACTS), an organization designed to alleviate hunger, homelessness, and domestic violence in the community. He is one of the founders of Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement (VOICE), an organization dedicated to making change on social justice issues. He also served on the Cardinal Bank Advisory Board from 2000 to 2003.
8:50 p.m. STAFFORD>> Unopposed Howell keeps seat
Speaker William J. “Bill” Howell will easily hold onto his seat as Virginia’s Speaker of the House.
Representing Virginia’s 28th District in Stafford County since 1987, Howell ran this race unchallenged. He’s been Speaker since 2003.
Among the accomplishments Howell touts, he was a supporter of this year’s landmark transportation reform bill that will allocate nearly $1 billion for new transportation spending in Virginia. The measure, championed by Gov. Robert F. McDonnell, abolished the retail gas tax – not touched in 27 years – raised retail sales taxes in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads, and put a tax on gasoline at the wholesale level.
8:30 p.m. STAFFORD>> Milde, Snellings keep seats
Repulican Paul Milde will hold onto his job as Stafford’s Aquia District Supervisor. It’s a position he’s held since 2005.
Milde tonight beat his Democratic challenger Mara Sealock by 10 points.
A longtime advocate of conservation, Milde was instrumental in turning the Crows Nest area of Stafford County along the Potomac River into a state nature preserve.
Also celebrating a win tonight in Stafford is Hartwood District Supervisor Gary Snellings. The Republican ran unopposed.
8 p.m. STAFFORD>> Sellers beats Scheiber, wins Garrisonville seat
Democrat Laura Sellers beats out incumbent Repulican Ty Schieber to become the next Garrisonville District Supervisor, according to results posted at the Virginia State Board of Elections website.
Scheiber served on the county’s School Board until he was appointed to the Board of Supervisors in 2012, filling a seat vacated by Delegate Mark Dudenhefer.
At 28-years-old, this is Sellers’ second attempt at the Garrisonville Supervisors seat. She unsuccessfully challenged then incumbent Garrisonville Supervisor Mark Dudenhefer and lost the race by 27 points.
On the campaign trail this year, Sellers said she aims to bring a better neighborhood planning policies and procedures to the county, and move away from a reliance on federal government contractors for jobs in the county.