Greenbrier County Election Results; Lewisburg Elects First Female African-American Mayor

Posted on June 11, 2019 by Tyler Barker

GREENBRIER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Municipal Election results are in for several towns in Greenbrier County:

For the Town of Rainelle:

Mayor: Jason Smith with 140 votes.

Recorder: Bill Bell with 150 votes.

City Council:

Danny Milan with 145 votes.

Monica Smithers-Venable with 135 votes.

Ron Fleshman with 111 votes.

Martha Livesay with 139 votes.

John Wyatt with 137 votes.

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For the Town of White Sulphur Springs:

Mayor: Bruce Bowling with 67 votes.

Recorder: Kathy Clover with 65 votes.

City Council:

Mary Buskirk Collins with 64 votes.

George "GP" Parker with 63 votes.

Audrey Van Burren with 62 votes.

Mark Gillespie with 62 votes.

Chris Hanna with 60 votes.

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For the Town of Lewisburg:

The town has overwhelmingly elected Beverly White as mayor, which makes her the first African American to become Lewisburg’s Mayor.

Edward Johns and Sarah Elkins have been elected to serve a 4-year-term on the common council.

Arron Seams was elected to serve a 2-year-term on the common council.

Current Mayor John Manchester did not seek re-election.

The new members will take the oath of office on  July 1, 2019.

The City of Lewisburg’s unofficial vote totals are as follows:

Mayor, 4 year-Mark Carver-302
Mayor, 4 year-Beverly White-562
Council, 4 year- Edward Johns-516
Council, 4 year- Sarah Elkins-511
Council, 4 year-Tom Shannon-299
Council, 4 year-Martha Hilton-345
Council, 2 year-Arron Seams-553
Council, 2 year- Joe Taylor- 305

Provisional Ballots cast: Precinct 41-2; Precinct 45-1 and Precinct 46-6.

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GREENBRIER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Municipal Election results are in for several towns in Greenbrier County:

For the Town of Rainelle:

Mayor: Jason Smith with 140 votes.

Recorder: Bill Bell with 150 votes.

City Council:

Danny Milan with 145 votes.

Monica Smithers-Venable with 135 votes.

Ron Fleshman with 111 votes.

Martha Livesay with 139 votes.

John Wyatt with 137 votes.

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For the Town of White Sulphur Springs:

Mayor: Bruce Bowling with 67 votes.

Recorder: Kathy Clover with 65 votes.

City Council:

Mary Buskirk Collins with 64 votes.

George “GP” Parker with 63 votes.

Audrey Van Burren with 62 votes.

Mark Gillespie with 62 votes.

Chris Hanna with 60 votes.

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For the Town of Lewisburg:

The town has overwhelmingly elected Beverly White as mayor, which makes her the first African American to become Lewisburg’s Mayor.

Edward Johns and Sarah Elkins have been elected to serve a 4-year-term on the common council.

Arron Seams was elected to serve a 2-year-term on the common council.

Current Mayor John Manchester did not seek re-election.

The new members will take the oath of office on  July 1, 2019.

The City of Lewisburg’s unofficial vote totals are as follows:

Mayor, 4 year-Mark Carver-302
Mayor, 4 year-Beverly White-562
Council, 4 year- Edward Johns-516
Council, 4 year- Sarah Elkins-511
Council, 4 year-Tom Shannon-299
Council, 4 year-Martha Hilton-345
Council, 2 year-Arron Seams-553
Council, 2 year- Joe Taylor- 305

Provisional Ballots cast: Precinct 41-2; Precinct 45-1 and Precinct 46-6.



Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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