Cynthia Burket

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Cynthia L. "Cindi" Burket
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Cynthia Burket (R-Scottsville)

District Scottsville Magisterial District
Party Republican
Election Nov. 5, 2013
For term to start November 2013
Term End December 2015
Incumbent Christopher Dumler

Biographical Information

Date of birth Feb. 25, 1953
Age 70
Spouse Roger Burket
Children One son
Residence Glenmore
Alma mater Penn State University; George Mason University
Profession Homemaker
Campaign $ VPAP
Contributions $ VPAP

Cynthia L. "Cindi" Burket was the Republican candiate in the Scottsville District special election for the Albemarle Board of Supervisors in the 2013 special election.[1] She lost to her opponent, Jane Dittmar on November 5, 2013. [2]

Political Background

Burket served as chair of the Albemarle County Republican Committee until she chose to run for supervisor.[3] She was president of the Albemarle-Charlottesville Republican Women's League in 2008.[4]

In 2011, Burket ran unsuccessfully for the At-Large seat on the Albemarle County School Board against Ned Gallaway.[4]

2013 election

In 2013, Burket was one of ten candidates for appointment as interim Scottsville District Representative on the Albemarle Board of Supervisors following the June 2013 resignation of Christopher Dumler.[5] William "Petie" Craddock was ultimately appointed to the seat.[6] [7]

Candidates Votes %
Jane Dittmar (D) (winner) 2,830 57.72
Cindi Burket (R) 2,061 42.04
Write-In 12 0.24
Source: State Board of Elections[8]
Candidate Profile Resources
Candidate Cynthia Burket (R)
Office Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, Scottsville district
Election year 2013 election
Logo-small25.jpg Candidate interviews by Charlottesville Tomorrow
Candidate interview transcript
Candidate interview audio

Source website


Burket earned a B.S. in Law Enforcement and Correction from Penn State University and a M.A. in Public Administration with a concentration in Criminal Justice from George Mason University in 1974 and 1981, respectively.[7]

2013 election

Burket faced Jane Dittmar in the special election on November 5, 2013. [citation needed] She has raised $7,070 in campaign funds through August 21, 2013. [9]

Audio of September 24, 2013 Charlottesville Tomorrow/Daily Progress forum

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  1. Web. Burket receives Republican nomination for Scottsville Supervisor seat, Brian Wheeler, Charlottesville Tomorrow, 29 July 2013, retrieved 31 July 2013.
  2. Web. Democrats gain advantage on Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, J. Reynolds Hutchins, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, November 5, 2013, retrieved November 5, 2013.
  3. Web. ACRC Leadership, Albemarle County Republican Committee, retrieved 31 July 2013.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Web. Burket launches campaign for Albemarle Board of Supervisors, Brian Wheeler, Charlottesville Tomorrow, 31 July 2013, retrieved 31 July 2013.
  5. Web. Supervisors to consider applicants for Scottsville District seat, J. Reynold Hutchins, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, 2 July 2013, retrieved 3 July 2013.
  6. Web. Craddock named Albemarle supervisor, J. Reynold Hutchins, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, 10 July 2013, retrieved 31 July 2013.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Web. Statements from Candidates Seeking Appointment as the Scottsville District Representative to the Board of Supervisors, County of Albemarle, June 2013, retrieved September 30, 2021. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "COB" defined multiple times with different content
  8. Web. My County/City>Albemarle County, Virginia State Board of Elections, retrieved November 11, 2013.
  9. Web. Local campaigns garner support from political parties, business PAC, Maggie Ambrose and Brian Wheeler, Charlottesville Tomorrow, September 22, 2013, retrieved October 3, 2013.