Voters headed to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8 will decide several contested races in Henry County and the City of Martinsville as well as the Town of Ridgeway.
Polls will be open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Leading the ballot is a contest for the 9th District Congressional seat, with incumbent U.S Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Salem, to meet challenger Taysha DeVaughan, a Democrat.
Four candidates are vying for two seats on the Martinsville City Council, with incumbents Jennifer Bowles and Danny Turner facing challengers LC Carter and Aaron Rawls.
A special election will be held to fill the unexpired term of Francis Zehr, who died while representing the Ridgeway District on the Henry County School Board. Two candidates are vying for that position – Champ Hardie, a retired educator; and Sidney McClure, who was appointed to the post by the remaining school board members.
Several candidates also are seeking positions in the Town of Ridgeway. They are Michael R. Bass, James B. Hairston and Timothy L. Wood, all of whom are seeking a seat on the Ridgeway Town Council.
Craig O’Der, Jr., is seeking to serve as mayor of the Town of Ridgeway.
Voters are encouraged to visit https://vote.elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformation or contact the Registrar’s Office to check their information prior to Election Day.
Sample ballots and polling places are published inside.
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