School board members up for re-election will run unopposed, after the final tally was taken for the upcoming slate of elections in Floyd County this November.
Jeff Stumbo, serving school board District 3, Rhonda Turner Meade, serving school board District 4, and Sherry Sue Dingus Robinson, representative for school board District 5, will all run unopposed in this year’s school board elections. School board races are run on alternating years. Elections for school board districts 1and 2 will held in 2014.
The race for the four seats of Wayland City commissioners will also be uncontested, having only Kathy Mills, Angela MacElhose, Terri Dalton Howell and Linda Castle Spurlock running.
In Prestonsburg, the city council race will feature all of the current council members, as well seven new faces who have entered the mix. Timothy C. Cooley, Bob Carpenter Sr., David A. Gearheart, Timothy Lee Vandine, Don Willis, Harry A. Adams, Carolyn Ford, Freddy Goble, Benji Ferguson, Brent N. Graden, Adam Williamson, Cliff Latta III, Lloyd “Les” Stapleton, Roy Roberts and B.D. Nunnery will all be on the ballot this November.
The Allen City commission race will feature five contestants for its four city commission seats in Pauline T. Bentley, Deborah Porter Lumpkin, Jessica Woods Crumpler, Clyde Woods and Elmer “Fudd” Parsons.
With 10 candidates filing for office, the four Wheelwright city commission seats will also be hotly contested this year. Those seeking to hold one of the commissioner’s chairs are Rodney Hall, Sam Little, Lucille Gayheart Tackett, Bobby Wayne Akers, Raymond C. Ferrell, Vernon Smallwood, Don “Booty” Hall, Joe Stewart, David M. Samons and W. Russell “Bouchie” Hall.
In Martin, Mayor Thomasine Robinson will have competition in the form of Sam Howell. Eight have signed up to run for Martin’s six city council positions. Shanna Dawn Howel, Judy Stumbo, Mahendra Varia, April Gayheart, Eulene H. Ratliff, Bobby Sherman Dingus, Charles E. Justice and James “Jim” Reynolds are seeking seats on the Martin City Council.
The Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor will feature Lenville Martin, Thomas Hardwick, Ernie Tackett and Jim Carter II have signed up to run for the office.
This year’s elections will be held Tuesday, Nov. 6.