GOP to determine 100th House District nominee

Photo courtesy Republican Party of Virginia
Photo courtesy Republican Party of Virginia

EASTERN SHORE, Va. (WAVY) – Republicans on the Eastern Shore will pick the party’s candidate seeking to fill the House seat vacated by Lynwood Lewis Saturday.

The call went out for a Legislative District Mass Meeting last week. The meeting will be held at Nandua High School located at 26350 Langford Avenue in Olney beginning at 2:30 p.m.

The meeting will determine who will be the party’s candidate in the special election for the 100th House District. The seat was vacated by Lynwood Lewis when he was elected state senator in the 6th Senate District.

Candidates vying for the nomination are Melody Scalley of Eastville and Robert Bloxom, Jr. of Parksley.

Registration for the mass meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. and those standing in line at the 2:30 p.m. start will be allowed to register. A government-issued photo ID will be required and there is no registration fee.

The 100th District encompasses Accomack County, Northampton County, parts of Norfolk and parts of Virginia Beach. The nominee will face Democrat Willie Randall in the special election set for Feb. 25.

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