In something of an upset, accountant John Gray beat Supervisor Marty Nohe (R-Coles) with 57% of the vote, 3,158 votes to 2,422 votes. Nohe has been on the Board of Supervisors since 2004. In the first quarter of this year Nohe outspent Gray $15,000 to $4,000.
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Mike May won the nomination for commonwealth’s attorney, with 57% or 3,335 votes. Timothy Olmstead had 43% or 2,522 votes.
For the open Coles District seat, GOP voters picked Yesli Vega 81% to 19% for Patrick Sowers, or 1,333 votes to 308 votes.
In the Potomac District, Douglas Taggart won the nomination with 51%, or 347 votes, to Davon Gray’s 49 percent, or 308 votes.
Gainesville District Supervisor Pete Candland fended off a primary challenge from Ray Mizener, 73% to 27%, with 881 votes to 324 votes.
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