Newton garners majority of write in votes for school board

Published 9:21 pm Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Jackie Newton has garnered a majority of the write in votes for the District One School Board seat in Buckingham County.

No names appeared on the ballot in the race.

According to Buckingham Voter Registrar Margaret Thomas, unofficially Newton received 195 write in votes, while Ramona Christian received 171.

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According to the state board of elections website, 380 write in votes were cast.

Election results are unofficial until certified by the county’s electoral board.