WEST UNION, W.Va. – The results are in from Tuesday night’s municipal election in West Union.
In the mayoral race, incumbent Ralph Washington lost to challenger James Friend in a close race. Friend received 34 votes to Washington’s 30.
In the race for town council the results were:
Colby Weldon Jett – 52 votes
Glenn Stout – 52 votes
Mark Leroy Younkin – 35 votes
E. John Barker – 34 votes
There were five seats on council available, so all four candidates were elected and one seat is still vacant, town officials said.