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King William fourth district resident Benjamin Shumaker to run for board of supervisors

King William fourth district resident Benjamin Shumaker to run for board of supervisors

King William Fourth District resident Benjamin Shumaker has placed his bid for the Board of Supervisors.

Shumaker, who has lived in the county since 2012, said he filed for candidacy with the department of elections on Feb. 19.

Shumaker is running against Supervisor David E. Hansen, who recently announced he would seek re-election.

Shumaker, originally from Henrico County, said he has been thinking about running since June.

“It was more of a spiritual calling from a caring desire to serve and help the local community in any way that I can,” Shumaker said.

“I have been attending board meetings periodically over the last five years,” Shumaker said. “I...

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