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March 8, 2018

Contested races in all three town elections May 1

On the Ballot
• What: Town elections in Remington, The Plains and Warrenton.

• When: Tuesday, May 1.

• Remington: 7 candidates for 6 town council seats, 1 candidate for mayor.

• The Plains: 4 candidates for 3 town council seats.

• Warrenton: 4 candidates for 2 town council seats, 2 candidates for mayor.
All three Fauquier municipal elections will feature contested races on Tuesday, May 1.

A total of 18 candidates will appear on town ballots in Remington, The Plains and Warrenton.

In Warrenton, two candidates will compete for the open mayor’s seat and four for two at-large town council positions. The town has 6,736 voters.

In The Plains, four candidates will vie for three council seats. The town has 209 voters.

In Remington, seven candidates will compete for six council seats. The town has 344 voters.
Warrenton voters will elect a mayor and two at-large council members to four-year terms that start July 1.


The candidates who qualified by 7 p.m. Tuesday to appear on the Warrenton ballot:

• Mayor — Carter Nevill and Grace E. Rigby competing for open seat.

• At-large — Renard J. Carlos, new candidate.

• At-large — Sean Polster, seeking re-election.

• At-large — M. Keith Macdonald, new candidate.

• At-large — Linda “Sunny” Reynolds, seeking re-election.

After four years, Powell Duggan will step down June 30 as Warrenton’s mayor.


In Remington, seven candidates will appear on the ballot for six council seats. Seeking two-year terms:

• Devada R. Allison Jr., incumbent.

• Marcus W. Bones, new candidate.

• Pamela A. Cook, new candidate.

• Evan H. Ashby III, incumbent.

• Stanley L. Heaney Sr., incumbent.

• Van M. Loving, incumbent.

• Susan L. Tiffany, new candidate.

After two years, Gabrielle N. Grumbacher and Patrick T. Nelson Jr. will step down June 30 from the council.

Remington Mayor Gerald Billingsley also seeks re-election without an opponent on the ballot.

The Plains

The Plains has four candidates seeking three council seats. Seeking four-year terms:

• Joyce W. Heflin, incumbent.

• Kevin J. Henry, new candidate.

• Lori B. Sisson, incumbent.

• Heidi H. Van Voorhis, incumbent.
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Paul Morrison · March 9, 2018 at 6:49 pm
I applaud all of our citizens who are selfless enough to serve. Thank you all.
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