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Lee edges Smith in at-large school board race

Gloucester County officials retained their offices and two new members were elected to the school board during the General Election held Tuesday.

In contested races among county officials, incumbent sheriff Darrell W. Warren Jr. won his first full term handily over challenger Clarence Bowser. Warren garnered 6,090 votes, or 91.06 percent, to Bowser’s 578 votes. Warren has served as sheriff since 2012.

Gloucester Circuit Court Clerk Margaret Walker was returned to a second term. She received 4,639 votes, or 71.89 percent, over challenger Mary M. Hodges with 1,805 votes.

“I’m very grateful to the citizens of Gloucester who have continually placed their trust in me in allowing me to provide them with their needed services in the clerk’s office,” Walker said Wednesday. “My door is always open. I’m accessible and I pledge my full dedication for another term.”

In one of two contested races for school board seats, at-large representative Kev...

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