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Town elections are May 19

The May general and special elections are set for Tuesday, May 19, following a two-week postponement by Gov. Ralph Northam due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dan Dwyer

Carl U. Eggleston

Candidates on the May 19 town ballot are — Member Town Council At-Large – Daniel Edward Dwyer, who is an incumbent, and Carl U. Eggleston.

Member Town Council Ward D – Donald L. Hunter. Hunter is an incumbent and running unopposed.

Member Town Council Ward E – Sallie Overton Amos. Amos is seeking the seat currently held by Jamie Davis. Davis is not seeking reelection.

Lynette Wright, director of elections for Prince Edward County, is encouraging voters to protect their health during the COVID -19 pandemic.

Absentee ballots returned by mail must be received by the local general registrar by 7 p.m. on Election Day, May 19. The deadline for asking for an absentee ballot was Tuesday, May 12.

Only individuals who were eligible to vote May 5 may participate in the elections May 19.