OATH OF OFFICE Kanawha County's Magistrates To Be Sworn Into Office Friday
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Dec. 18, 2012 4:57 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 18, 2012 5:08 PM EST
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, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
Kanawha County's magistrates will be sworn into office for their new four-year terms in a ceremony Friday.
The ceremony is scheduled 1 p.m. in the courtroom of Chief Circuit Judge Duke Bloom on the fifth floor of the Kanawha County Judicial Building on Court Street in Charleston, according to a news release from the state Supreme Court.
The county’s 10 magistrates were elected Nov. 6. Their new terms begin Jan. 1, 2013. Bloom will deliver the oath of office.
The magistrates are incumbent Democrats Kim Aaron, Tim Halloran, Ward Harshbarger, Pete Lopez, Jack Pauley, Joe Shelton, Traci Carper-Strickland and Julie Yeager. They will be joined by two newly elected magistrates: Democrat Brent Hall and Republican Michael Sisson.
Incumbent Paris Workman lost in general election. Incumbent Kristen Vieweg did not seek election.
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