Jack White of New Point, who has served on the Mathews County Board of Supervisors since 2014, announced Wednesday morning that he will not be seeking a second term this fall. He said he made the decision against seeking reelection “so that (he) can focus on other endeavors.
“It has been a distinct honor to serve Mathews and I plan to remain fully engaged and work until my term expires at the end of 2017,” he said. “I am passionate about Mathews and hope that I can continue to contribute in the future.”
White said that he is making this announcement now to give sufficient time to others considering a run for the board.
White, who currently serves as the board’s chairman, received nearly 40 percent of the vote in 2013 in an election that also saw incumbent O.J. Cole Jr. win election to his third term.
Cole’s seat will also be coming up for election this fall. The terms of the remaining three supervisors—Charles Ingram, Edwina Cas...
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