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MAY 1 ELECTION RESULTS

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Unofficial results from the Virginia State Board of Elections

Voters in the City of Galax and the towns of Fries, Hillsville, Independence and Troutdale went to the polls Tuesday for municipal elections. The winners will take office July 1.

See Friday's edition of The Gazette and www.galaxgazette.com for more election coverage.

 

GALAX CITY COUNCIL

Four candidates seeking three at-large seats

• Bob Lazo — 210 (26.99%)

• Sharon Plichta — 226 (29.04%)

• Michael Stevens — 145 (18.63%)

• Bill Webb — 196 (25.19%)

 

HILLSVILLE TOWN COUNCIL

Mayor

• Greg Crowder — 312 (52.43%)

• Bill Tate — 282 (47.39%)

 

Pine Creek Ward

• Phyllis Lackey — 49 (25.92%)

• Ed Terry — 140 (74.07%)

 

Pipers Gap Ward

• Orba Alderman —  39 (35.77%)

• David Young — 70 (64.22%)

 

FRIES TOWN COUNCIL

Ten candidates are running for seven at-large seats.

• William “Bill” Davis — 109 (12.05%)

• James W. “Walt” Elkins — 49 (5.42%)

• Frankie W. Fortner — 57 (6.3%)

• Jo Ann Gunter — 99 (10.95%)

• Nancy P. Hawks — 118 (13.05%)

• Kathryn M. James — 42 (4.64%)

• Carolyn J. Jones — 101 (11.17%)

• Jerry W. McCormick — 95 (10.5%)

• Dawn Patton — 115 (12.72%)

• Gary L. Sumner — 119 (13.16%)

 

INDEPENDENCE TOWN COUNCIL

Three seats are open, but only two candidates registered to run. The third seat will be determined by write-in vote.

• Shane Allen — 25

• Ronald Sexton — 32

• Write-In — 31 (Individual write-in results were not available Tuesday night.)

 

TROUTDALE TOWN COUNCIL

Mayor

• William C. Mitchell — 22

Council

• Deborah R. Cornett — 21

• Tina Michelle Delp — 18

• Ira K. McGrady Jr. — 21

• Patricia R. Tilson — 22