Voters head to the polls today in four western Loudoun towns, casting ballots for mayors and town council members.
Turnout in Hamilton, Lovettsville, Middleburg and Round Hill was reported to be light, but in the hotly contested Purcellville races election officers have been busy.
Purcellville has three races—for mayor and four town council seats, including a special election—and 12 candidates
By 1 p.m., 740 out of 5,323 registered voters in Purcellville had cast ballots. General Registrar Judy Brown had anticipated an approximate total vote of about 1,000, but the tally so far indicates that figure could climb.
Voting was much lighter in the other four towns. By 1 p.m. 18 out of 415 registered voters in Hamilton had voted; 32 out of 1,361 registered voters in Lovettsville; 49 out of 540 registered voters in Middleburg; and 28 out of 439 registered voters in Round Hill.
The only contested race in those towns is in Middleburg where four candidates are running for three open seats.
Polls close at 7 p.m.