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Board of Education Primary Candidates Correction

MCDOWELL COUNTY, W.Va. – In last Monday’s edition of The Welch News, candidates for the McDowell County Board of Education were incorrectly listed as running against each other.

Multiple candidates applied to run for seats on the McDowell County Board of Education.

In the Sandy River District, Larkin Rippeth of Bradshaw, WV and W.J. Proffitt of Paynesville, WV filed.
For the Big Creek District, incumbent Board President David Williams and Chief Deputy Mark Shelton of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office filed.

In the North Elkins District, 4 candidates filed: Kevin Wade of Wilcoe, WV, Angela Robinette of Kimball, WV, Jill Goins of Thorpe, WV, and Roberto “Taco Man” Diaz of Kimball, WV.

In the upcoming Primary Election, voters can cast their vote for up to 3 candidates, regardless of the candidates District.