UPDATE: Botetourt County’s Director of Elections says tentative results have Tristan Harris as the next Mayor of Buchanan.

The director says Harris had 153 votes and the next closest candidate was James L. “Jamie” Manspile with 60 votes.



BUCHANAN, Va. (WFXR) – The Department of Elections and Voter Registration in Botetourt County says there won’t be results in the race for Buchanan’s new mayor until Wednesday.

The race came down to a write-in vote with two likely candidates, resident Tristan Harris and councilman James Manspile. The Virginia Department of Elections says they counted 286 write-in votes.