NOTICE OF CANVASS CANCELLATION

NOTICE OF CANVASS CANCELLATION
 
The Smyth County Republican Canvass, scheduled for Saturday, June 5, has been CANCELLED due to there being no contested offices.
 
The purpose of the canvass was to nominate Republican candidates for the Smyth County Board of Supervisors in the Saltville, Chilhowie, and Royal Oak election districts to be voted upon in the November 2, 2021 General Election.
 
As of the filing deadline of 5:00pm on May 21, the following candidates had filed for a nomination:
  • Chilhowie District:  Michael Lee Sturgill
  • Royal Oak District:  Samuel Courtney Widener

These filings have been examined and the candidates have been determined to be qualified to seek the nomination.  Michael Lee Sturgill will be the Republican nominee in the Chilhowie District and Samuel Courtney Widener will be the Republican nominee in the Royal Oak District.

No candidate filed for the nomination in the Saltville District.  Pursuant to the authority granted by the Plan of Organization of the Republican Party of Virginia and applicable law, the Smyth County Republican Committee reserves the right to make a nomination for the Smyth County Board of Supervisors in the Saltville District.  A nomination can be made up until 7:00pm on June 8.