UPON CONSIDERATION of the Petition for Writ of Election and the reasons stated therein, and pursuant to Virginia Code $8 24.2-226 and 24.2-682, the Court finds that a special election is hereby ordered, and the Sussex County Electoral Board is directed to take steps and prepare such means as may be necessary to hold the special election to fill the Board of Supervisors vacancy on Tuesday, February 8, 2022.
This Court further ORDERS the Electoral Board and Registrar to observe the directives set forth in § 24.2-681 et seq. of the Code of Virginia when conducting this Special Election.
This Court further ORDERS that the Secretary of the Electoral Board shall post a copy of this Writ on the official website for Sussex County and have notice of the election published once in a newspaper of general circulation in this jurisdiction at least ten (10) days before the special election.
NOTHING FURTHER remaining to be done herein, this matter is removed from the active docket of this Court and placed among the ended cases. The Clerk is directed to send an attested copy of this Order to counsel of record.
November 24, 2021
JUDGE W. Edward Tomko III