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 a candidate for the Republican party in 2004. At the time, he was a cook at Ludwig's Schnitzelhouse on Fontaine Avenue. [1] He appeared before Council on April 21, 2003 to protest the increases of certain fees and the meal tax in the budget year for fiscal year 2004. [2]

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[3]

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, February 19, 2004, retrieved June 2, 2017.
  2. Web. Charlottesville City Council meeting minutes, .pdf, Council Chambers, City of Charlottesville, April 21, 2003.
  3. Official results City of Charlottesville, retrieved 24 June 2009.