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Early Voting This Week for Municipal Election

June 4, 2013
By JOSELYN KING Political Writer , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

Follansbee residents can cast ballots now for next week's municipal election.

Early voting has begun for the June 11 election, and residents can vote at the City Building from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each weekday and Saturday. Polls on Election Day will be open from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the following locations:

There are a number of contested races on the ballot, all for two-year terms.

Mayor David A. Velegol Jr. faces a challenge from Ben Arthurs, while Police Chief John W. Schwertfeger is opposed by Paul Arthurs.

Candidates for council in the 1st Ward are Vito (Skip) Cutrone and Thomas D. McMillan Jr.; and in the 2nd Ward, David A. Secrist and Honey Helen Hedmond.

City Clerk David P. Kurcina is running unopposed, as is City Attorney Michael E. Gaudio.

Dominic Micucci is running unopposed for an at-large council seat. Three other council candidates, meanwhile, have no opposition in their ward races - Kathy L. Santoro, 3rd Ward; Iris Ferrell, 4th Ward; and Tom Ludewig in the 5th Ward.

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