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Supervisor, Clerk candidates address Mathews voters

Candidates for Mathews County Board of Supervisors and Clerk of Circuit Court answered questions on a variety of topics during a candidate forum held last Thursday at the Piankatank Ruritan Club in Hudgins.

Moderated by Cheryl Dale, who began by admonishing the candidates to behave, the forum consisted only of questions and two-minute answers, with no introductory or closing remarks.

Clerk of Court candidates

Clerk candidates Carrie Phillips Cullison, Elizabeth A. Brown and Susan Brooke Ripley were asked about their formal training and experience for the position.

Cullison said she had worked for a title company, performing title searches and updates, before being appointed deputy clerk for the Middlesex County Clerk of Circuit Court. As deputy clerk, she said she has had over 80 hours of training through the Supreme Court of Virginia and has also trained under the Middlesex clerk of courts, who cross-trains all employees.

Brown said she had served in various positions ...

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