Election just days away

Published 10:52 pm Friday, November 2, 2018

The midterm elections are just days away, and Suffolk residents have the opportunity to cast their votes for multiple elected offices.

Voters can visit their polling places from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Chuckatuck Borough is separated into four precincts — King’s Fork, Hillpoint, Chuckatuck and Ebenezer.

  • King’s Fork — King’s Fork Middle School, 350 Kings Fork Road
  • Hillpoint — Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3488 Godwin Blvd.
  • Chuckatuck — Chuckatuck Volunteer Fire Department, 300 Kings Highway
  • Ebenezer — Crittenden, Eclipse, and Hobson Ruritan House, 8881 Eclipse Drive

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The Cypress Borough is separated into four precincts — Shoulders Hill, Nansemond River, John F. Kennedy and White Marsh.

  • Shoulders Hill — Union Baptist Church, 5414 Nansemond Parkway
  • Nansemond River — Canaan Baptist Church, 2604 Nansemond Parkway
  • John F. Kennedy — John F. Kennedy Middle School, 2325 E. Washington St.
  • White Marsh — Greater First Baptist Church Orlando, 600 Factory St.

The Holy Neck Borough is separated into three precincts – Holland, Lake Cohoon and Kilby’s Mill.

  • Holland — Holland Community House
  • Kilby’s Mill — Forest Glen Middle School, 200 Forest Glen Drive
  • Lake Cohoon — King’s Fork Community House, 1600 Kings Fork Road

The Nansemond Borough is separated into three precincts — Harbour View, Huntersville, Burbage Grant.

  • Harbour View — North Suffolk Public Safety Center, 3901 Bridge Road
  • Huntersville — Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, 1030 University Boulevard
  • Burbage Grant — Northern Shores Elementary School, 6701 Respass Beach Road

The Sleepy Hole Borough is separated into three precincts — Driver, Bennett’s Creek and Belleharbour.

  • Driver — John Yeates Middle School, 4901 Bennetts Pasture Road
  • Bennett’s Creek — Nansemond River Baptist Church, 2896 Bridge Road
  • Belleharbour — Temple Beth El, 3927 Bridge Road

The Suffolk Borough is separated into five precincts — Lakeside Old Towne, Hollywood, Elephant’s Fork and Wilroy.

  • Lakeside — Suffolk Presbyterian Church, 410 N. Broad St.
  • Old Towne — Salvation Army, 400 Bank St.
  • Hollywood — East Suffolk Recreation Center, 138 S. Sixth St.
  • Elephant’s Fork — Elephant’s Fork Elementary School, 2316 William Reid Drive
  • Wilroy — Mack Benn Jr. Elementary School, 1253 Nansemond Parkway

The Whaleyville Borough is separated into five precincts — Southside, Booker T. Washington, Airport, Whaleyville and Pittmantown.

  • Southside — Faith Temple Ministry Christian Fellowship Center, 476 Wellons St.
  • Booker T. Washington — Booker T. Washington Elementary School, 204 Walnut St.
  • Airport — Suffolk Executive Airport, 1200 Gene Bolton Drive
  • Whaleyville — Whaleyville Community Center, 132 Robertson St.
  • Pittmantown — Corinth Chapel United Church of Christ, 7945 Corinth Chapel Road

Suffolk’s ballots will feature a number of elected offices including U.S. Senate, U.S. Congress, Suffolk City Council and Suffolk School Board. The ballots will also feature two proposed constitutional amendment questions.

Jennifer Brennon has officially withdrawn from the election but will appear on ballot for the Suffolk School Board for the Cypress Borough because she withdrew after the ballots had been printed.

U.S. Senate

  • Corey Stewart, Republican
  • Timothy Kaine, Democrat (incumbent)
  • Matt Waters, Libertarian

U.S. Congress, Third District

  • Robert “Bobby” Scott, Democrat (incumbent)

U.S. Congress, Fourth District

  • Ryan McAdams, Republican
  • Donald McEachin, Democrat (incumbent)

Suffolk City Council


  • Michael “Mike Duman (incumbent)


  • Leroy Bennett (incumbent)

Holy Neck

  • Timothy “Tim” Johnson (incumbent)


  • Art Bredemeyer
  • Donald Goldberg (incumbent)

Suffolk School Board


  • Sherri Story
  • Diane Foster


  • Karen Jenkins
  • Costellar Ledbetter

Holy Neck

  • Lorita Mayo
  • Sonya Allen


  • Thelma Hinton
  • Tyron Riddick

Citizens will be given two proposed constitutional amendment questions on their ballot.

  • “Should a county city or town be authorized to provide a partial tax exemption for real property that is subject to recurrent flooding if flooding resiliency improvements have been made on the property?”
  • “Shall the real property tax exemption for a primary residence that is currently provided to the surviving spouses of veterans who had a one hundred percent service-connected permanent and total disability be amended to allow the surviving spouse to move to a different primary residence and still claim the exemption?”