Albemarle County Board of Supervisors
|Election||November 3, 2015|
|For term to start||Jan. 2016|
|Term End||Dec. 2019|
Virginia's Fifth Congressional District
|Term Start||Jan. 2015|
|Term End||Dec. 2017|
|Preceded by||Robert Hurt|
|Residence||Albemarle County, Virginia|
|Profession||Executive Director, GOV360.|
Lawrence Gaughan was an independent candidate for the Rivanna Magisterial District seat on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors in the 2015 election. He received 6 percent of the vote, losing to Democrat Norman Dill. 
In 2014, he ran as a Democrat in the Fifth District Congressional Race
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On March 10, 2015, he filed a statement of qualifications with the county registrar that indicated he would seek the Democratic nomination. He made a formal announcement at the Bamboo House on April 13, 2015. 
He amended his statement on April 16 to indicate he would be an independent. In a statement, Gaughan said he believed local races should be non-partisan. 
|Candidate Profile Resources|
|Candidate||Lawrence Gaughan (I)|
|Office||Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, Rivanna District|
|Election year||2015 election|
|Candidate interviews by Charlottesville Tomorrow|
|Candidate interview transcript|
|Candidate interview audio|
|Norman Dill (D) (winner)||2,051||48.3|
|Richard Lloyd (R)||1,936||45.6|
|Lawrence Gaughan (I)||257||6.05|
|Source: State Board of Elections|
- Web. Democrats Randolph, Dill, Mallek win seats on Albemarle Board of Supervisors, Staff reports, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, November 3, 2015, retrieved November 3, 2015.
- Web. Gaughan Enters Race to Represent Rivanna District, Cat Boardman, NBC 29, Charlottesville, April 13, 2015, retrieved August 24, 2015.
- Web. Gaughan Changes Political Party, NBC 29, Charlottesville, April 20, 2015, retrieved August 12, 2015.
- Web. November 2015 General Election Official Results, State Board of Elections, November 5, 2015, retrieved July 28, 2016.