May 21, 2008
Results of 2008 Council Elections
5/21/08; updated 5/28/08*
Jon D. Huddleston was unopposed and will be formally elected as the Virginia State Bar's next President-elect during the June annual meeting in Virginia Beach.
Two new members were elected at meetings in the following circuits:
Robert E. Hawthorne of the 10th Judicial Circuit to succeed J. William Watson, Jr.
Grayson S. Johnson of the 15th Judicial Circuit to succeed William L. Lewis
Mail ballot elections were scheduled in six circuits this year. Re-elected without opposition in the following circuits were:
1st Circuit: David W. Bouchard
7th Circuit: Kenneth B. Murov
11th Circuit: Elizabeth M. Allen
19th Circuit: Joseph A. Condo
19th Circuit: Paul W. Hammack, Jr.
19th Circuit: Edward V. O’Connor, Jr.
20th Circuit: Gary M. Pearson
25th Circuit: Robert C. Hagan, Jr.
In addition, newly elected without opposition were:
9th Circuit (to succeed Edward L. Chambers): John Tarley, Jr.
19th Circuit (to succeed Sandra L. Havrilak, Sean P. Kelly, and Paul B. Terpak): Susan M. Butler, Daniel B. Krisky, and William L. Schmidt
21st Circuit (to succeed Benjamin R. Gardner): Philip G. Gardner
The results of the five contested mail ballot elections are as follows (winners denoted in bold):
|William Drinkwater ||171 |
|Ann K. Crenshaw||149|
|Thomas M. Murphy ||134|
|*One new seat was added in Circuit 2 based on active member population|
|Ray W. King||167|
|I. Lionel Hancock, III||88|
|Jennifer T. Stanton||61|
|Neil S. Lowenstein||58|
|Gregory D. Underwood||34|
|Guy C. Crowgey||230|
|William J. Viverette||164|
|Roger A. Creager||102|
|*One new seat was added in Circuit 14 based on active member population|
|Kenneth E. Labowitz ||127 |
|Carolyn M. Grimes ||79 |
|Arthur E. Peabody, Jr. ||60 |
|George W. Shanks||115|
|W. Andrew Harding||82|
|Thomas H. Sayre||12|
*A special election by mail ballot was conducted in Circuit 17 to fill the Council seat of Mark D. Seidelson, who resigned effective March 22, 2008. Adam D. Elfenbein was elected to fill the unexpired term, which will end June 30, 2009.
The results of the special election were as follows:
|Adam D. Elfenbein||120|
|Timothy B. Beason||75|
|Jason Rucker (write-in candidate)||23|
Updated: May 28, 2008