Kenneth Wayne Jackson
|Kenneth Wayne Jackson|
|Election||Nov. 7, 2017|
|For term to start||2018|
|Term Start||July 2004|
He also ran unsuccessfully as a Republican candidate in the 2004 Council race. 
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2017 City Council election
|Nikuyah Walker (I)||7,906||29.13|
|Heather Hill (D)||7,752||28.57|
|Amy Laufer (D)||7,697||28.36|
|Kenneth Jackson (I)||2,186||8.06|
|Paul Long (I)||804||2.96|
|John Edward Hall (I)||597||2.20|
Voters could cast two votes, one for each of the two seats available, hence the percentages do not total 100%.
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.  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. 
|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|
|Vance D. High (I)||717||13.43|
|Source: City of Charlottesville|
Voters could cast three votes, one for each of the three seats available, hence the percentages do not total 100%.
- Web. First Independent since 1948 win election to Charlottesville City Council, Sean Tubbs, News Article, Charlottesville Tomorrow, November 7, 2017, retrieved November 8, 2017.
- Web. Three independents fail to qualify for City Council ballot, Sean Tubbs, News Article, Charlottesville Tomorrow, June 19, 2017, retrieved June 24, 2017.
- Web. HOTSEAT- Kenneth Jackson: Not your stereotypical Republican, Lisa Provence, The Hook, February 19, 2004, retrieved June 2, 2017.
- Web. Charlottesville City Council meeting minutes, .pdf, Council Chambers, City of Charlottesville, April 21, 2003.
- Web. Elections Database, Elections Database, Virginia State Board of Elections, retrieved July 25, 2017.