IW, Surry candidates make their case

Published 3:30 pm Wednesday, October 11, 2023

The following candidates are running in contested local elections in Isle of Wight and Surry counties. The Smithfield Times sent questionnaires to each. Click each candidate’s name to read his or her submitted responses.

Uncontested races and write-in candidates are not listed.

A roundup of questionnaire responses for state House of Delegates and Senate candidates will follow next week.

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* denotes incumbent

Isle of Wight County

Board of Supervisors – District 2

Left: McCarty; right: Hendrix

Editor’s note: Hendrix declined to participate in The Smithfield Times’ questionnaire.

School Board – District 1

Left: Tynes; right: Perkins

Editor’s note: Tynes did not respond to multiple contact attempts.

School Board – District 2

Left: Mallory; Right: Wooster

School Board – District 4

Laequinla Hunter, left; Jason Maresh, right

Clerk of Circuit Court

Left: Culpepper; right: Smith


Left: Atkins; right: Slye

Surry County

Board of Supervisors – Bacon’s Castle District

Left: Hardy; right: Chandler

Board of Supervisors – Surry District

Board of Supervisors – Dendron District

Left: Byrd; right: Drewry

Board of Supervisors – Claremont District

Left: Elliott; right: Corvello

School Board – Carsley District

Left: Fibish; right: Marr-Shears


Left: Turner; Right: Barbee

Clerk of Circuit Court

From left are Hunt, Jackson, Mayes and Newby