June 15, 2022
Streater and Thomas in runoff
The June 14 primary elections resulted in several contests that will be decided in the June 28 runoff election.
Competing in the runoff for the Republican nomination for sheriff are Cambo Streater with 1,916 votes (38.8 percent) and Keith Thomas with 1,327 votes (26.90 percent).
Jordan Seidhom received 1,094 votes (22.2 percent) followed by Chuck Mixon with 599 (12.1 percent).
All results are unofficial until the county election commission certifies the results June 16.
Winning the GOP nomination for Chesterfield County Council District 3 was political newcomer Ethan Foard with 327 votes (54.8 percent), who defeated incumbent Al Johnson with 270 (45.2 percent).
County council District 4 incumbent Doug Curtis with 451 votes (62.1 percent) held off challenger Loni Riley with 275 (37.9 percent) for the Republican nomination.
The major upset of the primary affecting Chesterfield County was the U.S. House District 7 contest where, district-wide, Russell won the GOP nomination with 43,374 (51.1 percent) to defeat incumbent Tom Rice with 20,846.
Statewide, there will be a runoff for the Republican nomination for superintendent of education between Kathy Maness and Ellen Weaver, in addition to a runoff for the Democratic nomination between Gary Burgess and Lisa Ellis.
According to the state election commission, anyone who voted on June 14 must vote in the same party’s runoff. Anyone who did not vote on June 14 may vote in either party’s runoff.
24.4 percent of registered voters in Chesterfield County participated in yesterday’s election.