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Incumbents, others begin making intentions known for Nov. 7 election

KILMARNOCK—As the June 20 candidate filing deadline approaches, many of those currently holding office have announced their intentions of running again.

Come Election Day, November 7, voters will have a number of offices to fill. In addition to state senator and delegate, voters will elect soil and water directors, constitutional officers—Sheriff, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Commissioner of the Revenue and Treasurer—as well as a number of county supervisors and school board members.

At the state level, Del. Margaret Ransone announced she will not seek reelection for the District 67 seat in the House of Delegates. Meanwhile, Hillary Pugh Kent has secured the Republican nomination for the seat. House District 67 includes the counties of King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond and Westmoreland and a portion of Caroline County.

Republican Sen. Richard Stuart has declared his candidacy for the District 25 seat. Democrat Jolicia Ward also has declared her candidacy for the seat. Senate District 25 includes the counties of Caroline, Essex, King George, King William, Lancaster, Middlesex, Northumberland, Richmond and Westmoreland and portions of King & Queen and Spotsylvania counties. Sen. Stuart previously served District 28.

Among the incumbents in Lancaster County who’ve announced….

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