Who’s on the November ballot?
Published 6:43 pm Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Come Nov. 2, Virginians will have the opportunity to pick their next governor.
Terry McAuliffe, who previously served as governor from 2014 through 2018, is running for a second, non-consecutive term as the Democratic nominee. Opposing him is Republican Glenn Youngkin.
Several local races will also be decided. The deadline for candidates to file to appear on the November ballot was June 8.
Michael Drewry, a farmer and lawyer who currently represents the Dendron District on Surry County’s Board of Supervisors, is challenging Suffolk businesswoman Emily Brewer for her 64th District seat in Virginia’s House of Delegates. Drewry is running as a Democrat and Brewer, a Republican.
Ronald Howell Jr., who was appointed earlier this year to replace the late Kenneth Holmes as Surry’s Carsley District representative, is running to retain his seat on Surry’s Board of Supervisors.
In Isle of Wight County, Rudolph Jefferson is running unopposed for a new term as the county’s Hardy District Board of Supervisors representative. Don G. Rosie II is also running unopposed for a new term as the county’s Carrsville District representative. Both are running as independent of any political party.
On the county’s School Board, Alvin Wilson will be stepping down from his Hardy District seat. Michael A. Cunningham and Todd A. Meier are opposing each other for the position, both as independent candidates.
John W. Collick Jr., who ran unsuccessfully against U.S. Congressman Bobby Scott for his 3rd District seat last year, relocated from Suffolk to Isle of Wight in January and is now running against former Carrsville Elementary principal Jackie Carr for her Carrsville District School Board seat. Collick is running as a Republican, though per state law party affiliations are not listed on ballots for offices below the federal or state levels. Carr is running as an independent candidate.