Election Guide: Hillsboro, Get Your Pencils Ready

The only western Loudoun town to hold its council election on Nov. 8 is Hillsboro, which traditionally selects its leaders entirely through write-in ballots. That tradition continues.

Town voters will be selecting the mayor and five council members. The positions are unpaid.

Only one change is envisioned on the proposed 2016 slate being circulated.

Mayor Roger Vance is running for his seventh term. Incumbents Belle Ware, who serves as vice mayor and is the town’s longtime treasurer; John Dean, who also serves as the Planning Commission chairman’ and Amy Marasco, president of The Nature Generation, are standing for re-election. Also, Bill Johnston, who was appointed to fill a vacant seat last year, will be running for his first elected term. Steve Walczak is planning to step down because of an increased workload at his job. Claudia Forbes, who already helps with many town events, has said she is willing to step into that seat.

Voting will take place at the Old Stone School from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 8.

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