LOGAN — On June 9, the Town of Chapmanville staged their election for the offices of mayor, town recorder and town council.
Incumbent Jerry Price Jr. edged out Tommy Kirk for mayor’s seat with Price taking 42 percent of the vote and Kirk carrying nearly 39 percent of the vote. Gary Hazlett captured 17 percent of the electorate.
Tammy Hensley Hazlett will fill the long-held seat of Claude Workman as the town recorder of Chapmanville. Hazlett took just over 54 percent of the vote while her opponent Teresa Lemon captured nearly 46 percent.
A three-way tie for fifth place in the race for Town Council will keep the makeup of the council in question until the official canvas of the votes is complete on June 15. Sadie Ann Christian captured the most votes for council taking over 14 percent of the vote. James “Tony” Robison carried just over 12 percent of the vote and well over 11 percent of the electorate voted for Benjamin Desrocher. Robin Adams Mutters also captured 11 percent of the vote. Chad Neil, Gary Bledsoe and Jason Freeman each managed to capture 119 votes.
With 1045 registerd voters in the Town of Chapmanville, voter turnout was 28.9 percent. A total of 302 votes were cast.