Avoli secures Republican nomination for 20th District House of Delegates race

Republican John Avoli will face Democrat Jennifer Lewis in the November election for the 20th District House of Delegates seat.

Avoli was able to outpace Dave Bourne at the polls Tuesday, winning about 60% of the vote to secure the Republican nomination.

Avoli is a former mayor of Staunton, while Bourne is a bondsman in Verona, which is part of Augusta County.

The 20th district includes Nelson and Highland counties, as well as Staunton, Waynesboro and part of Augusta County.