Banks earns re-election to Board of Supervisors
With the Warren County Board of Supervisors already assured to welcome a majority of new members next year, William Banks will bring experience back to the board.
The voters in District 2 overwhelmingly supported Banks’ re-election bid, giving him another term over challenger Stan Collins.
In unofficial results, Banks earned just over 60 percent of the vote.
“I had plenty of confidence I was going to win because I have been doing my job all the time, and the people always told me that as long I was doing a good job they had no problems with me,” Banks said. “I am going to continue to work for (District 2 residents). I am dedicated to doing my job and I will always be working to do the best of my ability to make the best decisions possible to move District 2 forward.”
As for the change to the make-up of the board, Banks said his experience will be an asset to those joining the board. Ed Herring in District 1, Shawn Jackson in District 3 and Kelle Barfield in District 5 all were elected for the first time Tuesday..
“With the new supervisors it looks like I would be the most experienced one and I plan to help them as much as I can,” Banks said.
With all of the boxes in his district reporting, Banks received 1,448 votes, compared to Collins’ 623 votes. Those vote totals do not include absentee votes.
A message left for Collins Tuesday evening was not returned.
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