Kenneth Wayne Jackson

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Kenneth Wayne Jackson ran unsuccessfully as a republican candidate for City Council in 2004. [1]

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As a black gay man who received public housing assistance, Jackson was perhaps an odd choice to be a candidate for the Republican party in 2004. At the time, he was a cook at Ludwig's Schnitzelhouse on Fontaine Avenue. [1]

Candidate Votes %
Kendra Hamilton (D) 3,465 64.90
David E. Brown (D) 3,366 63.05
Kevin J. Lynch (D) incumbent 3,183 59.62
Ann Reinicke (R) 1,782 33.38
Kenneth Wayne Jackson (R) 1,557 29.16
Write-In 778 14.57
Vance D. High (I) 717 13.43
Source: City of Charlottesville[2]

Voters could cast three votes, one for each of the three seats available, hence the percentages do not total 100%.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Web. HOTSEAT- Kenneth Jackson: Not your stereotypical Republican, Lisa Provence, The Hook, 19 Feb 2004, retrieved 14 Mar 2012.
  2. Official results City of Charlottesville, retrieved 24 June 2009.