2021 Municipal Election Ballot Information

The 2021 Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. For information about the 2021 election (polling place locations, absentee and early voting procedures, etc.), please click here. For a general overview of elections in Elkins, click here.

Below is a list of all candidates for office and ballot questions in the 2021 municipal election.

The deadline for official write-in candidates is January 12, 2021; W. Va. state law does not permit the counting of election day write-in votes. In uncontested races (if any), incumbents are automatically elected to new terms.

Click here to view sample ballots for the 2021 Municipal Election.

Mayor
(No incumbent)

  • Andrew Carroll
  • Jerry A. Marco
  • D.C. Talkington
  • Karen L. Wilmoth

First Ward

  • Robert C. Chenoweth (incumbent)
  • Phillips B. Kolsun
  • Travis Norwood

Second Ward

  • Charles H. Friddle, III (incumbent)
  • Carman Pennington

Third Ward

  • Clint Higgins
  • Carman L. Metheny (incumbent)

Fourth Ward
(No incumbent)

  • Nanci Bross-Fregonara
  • Liz Marshall-MacVean

Fifth Ward

  • Howard Knapp, II
  • David C. Parker (incumbent)
  • Burley Woods

Ballot Questions

Question 1: Proposed City Charter Sections 1.04 and 3.08

These City Charter amendments would adopt a Manager-Mayor form of government in accordance with W.Va. State Code § 8-3-2 and assign certain administrative authority to the City Manager effective April 1, 2021.

Question 2: Proposed City Charter Section 1.09

This City Charter amendment would pledge full compliance with West Virginia open government and freedom of information laws.

Question 3: Proposed City Charter Section 2.02          

This City Charter amendment would increase the term of the Mayor from two (2) to four (4) years effective with the term beginning April 1, 2023.

(More information about the city charter and recent changes thereto is available here.)

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