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Incumbent unseated: Westbrook wins school board election

Posted on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 8:52 am



The election results are in for Lancaster County, and the three-way race to represent voters in the 5th district on the school board has ushered in a new voice.

On Nov. 5, Irvington resident and dentist Dr. Robert Westbrook unseated incumbent and current School Board Chairman Alex Fleet by over 250 votes.

Out of the 1,095 Lancaster County citizens who cast their votes in the election, Westbrook captured nearly half of that total with 545 votes, followed by Fleet with 291, challenger and former School Board Member William C. “Bill” Smith with 256 and three submissions for write-in candidates.

 – To read the full story, pick up a copy of the November 13 issue of the Northern Neck News, on stands now!