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The 623-vote margin in Emporia-Greensville propelled Delegate Roslyn C. Tyler to re-election Tuesday on a night her victory margin was 203 votes in the House District 75 race. 

 In one of Virginia's tightest races, Tyler-D, 75th, edged H. Otto Wachsmann, Jr. 12,009-11,806.  Tyler garnered 50.38% of the vote. Wachsmann received 49.53% of the vote. Tuesday marked the first close contest for the veteran state delegate since she was first elected to the Virginia General Assembly in 2005 by edging C.E. Saunders, Jr. by slightly more than 1% of the vote. 

Belinda D. Astrop and James R. Brown will become the newest members of the Greensville County Board of Supervisors. Astrop defeated incumbent District 1 Supervisor Raymond L. Bryant, Jr. 381-322 Tuesday. It was much closer in District 2 with Brown receiving nine more votes than incumbent Michael W. Ferguson, 482-473. 

"I'm still a little shocked, but excited," Astrop said. "Now that my kids are grown and gone, I wanted to give back to the community with public service. We need more revenue, more recreation youth programs, and better health care in the community. I believe Bon Secours taking over the local hospital will benefit the community." 

In a special election, Linda B. Edwards edged JoAnne Conner 2,327-2,165 to fill the Clerk of Court seat. Conner took over the helm on March 1, following the retirement of 51-year clerk veteran Robert C. Wrenn. Edwards received 47.1% of the vote on Tuesday. Conner received 43.82%. George E. Morrison, III, received 440 votes, nearly 9%.

Contested incumbents winning Tuesday were Sheriff W.T. "Tim" Jarratt and Greensville County School Board District 4 incumbent Alexis E. Jones. Jarratt collected little more than 85% of the vote defeating Stephen E. King 4,221-714. Jones was the candidate's choice on nearly two of every three ballots in defeating Drexel W. Pierce, Jr. 504-284. 

Here are the results for Emporia-Greensville

Clerk of Court Emporia-Greensville

George E. Morrison, III (440) 8.91%)

JoAnne S. Conner (2,165) 43.82%

Linda B. Edwards (2,327) 47.10%

Write-In (9) 0.18%

Commonwealth Attorney Emporia-Greensville

Patricia Taylor Watson (4,099) 97.39%

Write-In (110) 2.61%

Sheriff Emporia-Greensville

Stephen E. King (714) 14.44%

W.T. "Tim" Jarratt (4,221) 85.34%

Write-In (11) 0.22%

Commissioner of Revenue

Martha S. Swenson (2,965) 98.37%

Write-In (49) 1.63%

Treasurer

Pamela Allen Lifsey (2,923) 97.99%

Write-In (60) 2.01%

Soil and Water Conservation Director

James S. Ferguson, Sr. (1,843) 52.96%

Anthony B. Gillus (1,608) 46.21%

Write-In

Greensville Supervisor District 1

Raymond L. Bryant, Jr. (322) 45.74%

Belinda D. Astrop (381) 54.12%

Write-In (1) 0.14%

Greensville Supervisor District 2

Michael W. Ferguson (473) 49.37%

James R. Brown (482) 50.31%

Write-In (3) 0.31%

Greensville Supervisor District 3

William B. (Bill) Cain (683) 82.39%

Write-In (146) 17.61%

Greensville Supervisor District 4

Tony M. Conwell (724) 97.44%

Write-In (19) 2.56%

School Board District 1

Janet P. Roberts (605) 98.21%

Write-In (11) 1.79%

School Board District 2

Jason D. Rook (766) 97.83%

Write-In (17) 1.79%

School Board District 3

Rhonda K. Jones-Gilliam (704) 96.79%

Write-In (22) 3.03%

School Board District 4

Alexis E. Jones (504) 63.72%

Drexel W. Pierce, Jr.  (284) 35.9%

Write-In

Virginia Senate (18)

L. Louise Lucas-D, Greensville (2,579) 95.06%, Emporia (1,222) 96.6%

Write-In, Greensville (134) 4.94%, Emporia (43) 3.4%

Virginia House

H. Otto Wachsman-R , Greensville (1,515) 44.98%, Emporia (654) 40.85%

Roslyn C. Tyler-D, Greensville (1,848) 54.87%, Emporia (944) 58.96%

Write-In, Greensville (5), 0.15%, Emporia (3) 0.19%