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Candidate List Released Ahead of Herndon Town Elections in November

by RestonNow.com June 13, 2018 at 12:00 pm 5 Comments

The roster of candidates vying for Herndon Town Council and Town Mayor has been released ahead of elections on November 6.

Lisa Merkel, the town’s current mayor, is running for reelection. No other candidates are running.

Five incumbents are running for six seats on the Town Council for one-year terms. Those candidates are Jennifer Baker, Grace Cunningham, Signe Friedrichs, William McKenna and Sheila Olem.

In the race, five newcomers are hoping to challenge incumbents for their seats: Cesar Del Aguila, Pradip Dhakal, W.J. Kenis, Jr., Joseph Plummer and Roland Taylor.

Town residents must register to vote by 5 p.m. on October 16. Applications must be mailed to the General Registrar (12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 323). Online applications will be accepted through 11:59 p.m.

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  • LakeAnneMan

    Go, Lisa, Go!!!

    • Greg

      Looks like she’s going to have to kill it what with zero challengers.

  • Walter Hadlock

    The mayor and town council serve two year terms. (I’ve been biting my tongue over sloppy reporting in Reston Now, but no longer. Please get your facts straight!)

    • I Miss Karen

      This is how Fake News spreads.

    • OneReally

      Don’t bite the tongue. Let it all out.

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