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Incumbent Addy leads in mayor race

June 13, 2007|by DAVE McMILLION

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Harpers Ferry Mayor Jim Addy easily defeated challenger Greg Vaughn in Tuesday's town election, according to complete, but unofficial results.

Addy, who is completing his third term as mayor, received 103 votes compared to Vaughns' 34, according to returns.

There were seven candidates for five town council seats. The top five vote-getters were incumbent Charlotte Thompson with 90 votes, incumbent Dan Riss with 86 votes, Brenda Soenecken with 79 votes, Bob Johnson with 75 votes and Joe Anderson with 71 votes, according to returns.

Incumbents Barry Bryan, who finished with 67 votes, and Bob DuBose, who received 68, trailed the rest of the field, according to returns.

In a three-way write-in race for recorder, Betsy Bainbridge received 67 votes, leading Kevin Carden, who received 25 votes, and Chris Lewis, who got 13, according to returns.

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Terms for the elected offices are two years. Pay for the offices of mayor and recorder is $2,000 a year. Council members earn $1,400 a year.

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