News Democrats pick up seats on Manassas Park Governing Body
MANASSAS PARK, Va. — Donald Shuemaker, Hector Cendejas, and Miriam Machado will all take seats on the Manassas Park Governing Body.
The results of the General Election held Tuesday. November 8 were just released to Potomac Local. The ballot count was extended to the unusual number of write-in votes during the election.
Shuemaker, and independent, is the only candidate whose name was listed on the ballot. He won the most votes, with 3,081 of the about 4,000 cast.
Two Democrats running as write-in candidates picked up seats on the Governing Body. Cendejas won
with 1,349 votes, and Machado won with 559 votes.
Independent Mehtab Sign Kahlon lost his bid for a Governing Body seat to Machado by two votes.
Here is the breakdown for the remaining candidates:
— Micheal Rogers, 483
— Bill Treuting, Jr., 415
— Melissa Garza, 385
— Richard Schubert, 181
— Jessie Ludvigsen 110
We’ve linked to the candidate profiles in this post to the candidates who responded to our Project: Election questionnaire sent to all Manassas Park candidates prior to Election Day.
Also notable in this election, Democrat Jeanette Rishell unseated longtime Republican Mayor Frank Jones.
Bryan E. Polk and Keith Miller, who both hold seats on the Manassas Park Governing Board, decided not to seek re-election this year.Send news and photos to Potomac Local
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