A canvass (party-run primary election) to determine the Republican nominee for Board of Supervisors in the Rye Valley District was held at the Marion Branch of the Smyth County Public Library on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10:00am-2:00pm. A total of 113 registered voters of the Rye Valley District voted in the canvass.
Lori Hester Deel received the most votes and will be the Republican nominee for the Rye Valley District in the General Election on November 5, 2019 for the Smyth County Board of Supervisors.
The results were as follows:
Lori Hester Deel – 73 votes
Richard K. (Rick) Blevins – 39 votes
One ballot was not counted due to the ballot being an over-vote.
The Smyth County Republican Committee wishes to thank the candidates, all those who voted in the canvass, and the canvass volunteers who helped make the event a success.