Today is Election Day

Today is Election day in the Towns of Pulaski and Dublin and the City of Radford City.

Polls will be open until 7 p.m.

Voters in both Pulaski and Dublin will elect a mayor and three members of town council.

vote graphicIn Radford, voters will elect two members of city council and two members of the city’s school board.


David Clark is seeking re-election to a second term as mayor. He will be challenged by Shannon Collins.

The mayor’s term is for two years.

Three incumbents are seeking re-election on council – Jamie Radcliffe, Joseph Goodman and Greg East. Pulaski attorney Michael Reis is the lone challenger for council.

The top three vote getters are elected, and terms are for four years.



Benny Skeens is seeking re-election to a sixth term as mayor and is being challenged by councilman Norman “Buck” Dowdy II.

Mayor terms in Dublin are for four years.

Four candidates are seeking three seats on council. They are incumbent Edith Hampton and challengers Wayne Seagle, Dallas Cox and Peggy Hemmings.

Vice Mayor Doug Irvin Sr. chose not to seek re-election.

Council terms in Dublin are for four years.



Four candidates are seeking two seats on city council, including Andrew Crane, T. Forrest Hite, Onassis D. Burress and incumbent Vice-Mayor Dick Harshberger.

Current councilman Rob Gropman chose not to seek re-election.

Five candidates are seeking two seats on the city’s school board. They are Jenny Riffe, Chris Calfee, Justin Mosby, Joseph “Jody” Ray and Mary Knarr Smith.

Two school board incumbents, Joe Hester and Adam DeVries, chose not to seek re-election.

In Pulaski, voters will cast their ballots at the Central Gym in Pulaski, while in Dublin voters will go to the polls at the Dublin Lions Club Building.

For those voters who requested to vote by mail, you must return your ballots to the Pulaski County General Registrar’s office by 7 p.m. today.

For more information, call the registrar’s office at 980-2111.

In Radford, four polling places will host voters – First Baptist Church at 555 Rock Road; Carter Street United Methodist Church, 1229 Second Street; the Radford Recreation Building, 200 George Street, and Grove United Methodist Church on Tyler Avenue.

Voters are reminded to bring a photo ID to the polls.

Patriot Staff Report