A new Mayor was elected in Kilmarnock last night.
By 40 votes, Mae Umphlett unseated Raymond Booth for the mayoral position, 238-198.
For town council, Emerson Gravatt will return to his seat along with two new members, Christopher Allen and former Kilmarnock Mayor Curtis Smith.
Smith led in votes with 252, Gravatt with 234, Allen with 228, current Councilman Shawn Donahue with 198 and James G. Evans, Sr. with 191.
For the regular town council election in Irvington, three open seats were claimed by Jerry S. Latell, Michael E. Merrill and R. Wayne Nunnally, who led in votes with 117, followed by Latell with 106, Merrill with 92 and William H. Evans III with 3. There was one vote for a write-in candidate.
For the special town council election in Irvington, there was one seat contested by three candidates. Frances Westbrook had the most votes at 66, followed by Jim Haynie III with 52 and Michelle Lybarger with 38.
In the Town of Tappahannock, Roy M. Gladding was re-elected Mayor with 94 votes over seven write-in tallies. There were also three seats available on council.
Councilmembers Marcia Jenkins and Troy Balderson had 76 and 67 votes, respectively. Write-in candidate Perry “Troy” Allen won the third open seat. There were a total of 96 votes cast for write-ins.
In the Town of Warsaw, there were four open seats and four candidates. Randy Phelps had 34 votes, followed by Paul Yackel with 33, Roger Lee with 30 and Wendi Nesbit with 28.
In the Town of White Stone, Randy Reeves was re-elected Mayor with 31 votes. For town council elections, Joe Sliakis led with 28 votes, followed by Irving Brittingham with 20 and 16 for one or more write-in candidates.