Jim Noel, from Mt. Sidney, has formally announced his entry into the race for Virginia's 25th House of Delegate seat, currently held by Republican Steve Landes. He will seek his party's nomination in the upcoming June 9th Democratic Primary. He will be competing with Greg Marrow from Rockingham County.
Noel, 42, is a Facility Planner with Perdue Farms in Bridgewater. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio he moved to the Valley in 1993. His wife, Rachel, is native to the area. The Noel's have three children. He has been active in youth sports programs, serving as a soccer coach and softball league officer.