While some results of last week’s election were expected, such as contests with unopposed candidates, others were not. Here is a rundown of the results in southeastern Chesterfield:
Board of Supervisors in the Bermuda and Matoaca districts did not have opponents. Dorothy Jaeckle and Steven Elswick received 8,151 and 11,622 votes respectively. In the Dale District race Jim Holland won over Cliff Bickford by 2,032 votes (6,303 to 4,270 respectively) . Mr. Bickford succumbed to Mr. Holland four years ago in a race that yielded only a 932 difference between the candidates.
In the two other supervisor races, Christopher Winslow won Clover Hill, and Leslie Haley took the vote Midlothian.
The race for School Board in Matoaca, pulled a larger voter turnout than Bermuda and Dale districts, due to a battle for school board between Rob Thompson (6,655) and Bill Hastings (6,415) – a real nail biter.
Carrie Coyner was unopposed in Bermuda, while the race in the Dale District, where former board member David Wyman retired. John Erbach, with 5,623 votes outdid Michael Jackson who garnered 5,043 votes, a 5.5 percent difference.
Diane Smith and Javiad Saddiqi won in Clover Hill and Midlothian districts respectively.
All Constitutional officers ran unopposed, and the race for James River Soil and Water District representative, was carried by Margie Davis and Carey Allen.