Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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November 7, 2012

Giles County chooses commissioner of revenue as well as town officials

PEARISBURG, Va. — Giles County voters went to the polls Tuesday to select a commissioner of revenue and town officials in Glen Lyn, Va., and Narrows, Va.

Candidates Lisa J. Corell and C.A. Charlie Mullins both sought the position of commissioner of revenue with a term set to end on Dec. 31, 2015. Corell, the winner, presently serves as a deputy in the commissioner of revenue’s office while Mullins serves as a game warden and officer with the Virginia Department of Wildlife. Current Commissioner of Revenue Anne C. Chambers did not seek re-election.

With all 10 precincts reporting, unofficial results posted Tuesday by the Virginia State Board of Elections showed Corell with 4,197 votes and Mullins with 3,250 votes. There were no write-in votes.

Residents of Glen Lyn, Va., went to polls Tuesday to select town officials. Incumbent Mayor T. Rick Ould Jr. ran unopposed for re-election and received 40 votes. There were no write-in votes.

Glen Lyn residents also cast their votes for five members to the town council. All five incumbent council members ran unopposed. Unofficial totals showed that they had received the following number of votes: Susan B. Buckland with 29 votes; Rhonda S. Sartin, 29 votes; Nila J. Spencer, 27 votes; Debra C. Whitt 26 votes; and Rickey L. Crawford with 21 votes. There was one write-in vote for town council.

Voters in the town of Narrows also selected a mayor and town council members Tuesday. Incumbent Mayor H. Clayton Davis ran unopposed for re-election and received 481 votes. Residents also cast 207 write-in votes.

Incumbents John G. Davis, Thomas S. Garrett, and Roger A. Martin ran unopposed for the three open town council seats. Unofficial totals showed Davis with 486 votes; Garrett with 468 votes; Martin with 460 votes; and 34 write-in votes.

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