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The '''2019 general election''' will be held on Tuesday November 5, 2019. All 140 members of the Virginia General Assembly (House of Delegates and State Senate) will be up for reelection. Locally will see the election of three members of Charlottesville [[City Council]] and three members of the [[Albemarle County]] [[Board of Supervisors]]
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The '''2019 general election''' will be held on Tuesday November 5, 2019. All 140 members of the Virginia General Assembly (House of Delegates and State Senate) will be up for reelection. Locally, among the elections are three of the five seats on the Charlottesville [[City Council]], three of the six seats on the [[Albemarle County]] [[Board of Supervisors]]
  
* Candidate filing period opens Wednesday January 2, 2019<ref>{{cite web|title=Candidate Bulletin: Local and Constitutional Offices Requirements for the June 11, 2019 Primary Elections, and November 5, 2019 General Elections|url=https://www.elections.virginia.gov/FormsWarehouse/Files/BecomingACandidate/CandidateBulletins/2019-11-05-GenBulletinLocalandConstitutional(Rev%2012-18-2019).pdf|author=Virginia Department of Elections|work=|publisher=Virginia Department of Elections|location=|publishdate=November 5, 2018|accessdate=January 2, 2019}}</ref>
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!  !! 2019 Municipal Election Dates
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! January 2, 2019
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| Candidate filing period opens.<ref>{{cite web|title=Candidate Bulletin: Local and Constitutional Offices Requirements for the June 11, 2019 Primary Elections, and November 5, 2019 General Elections|url=https://www.elections.virginia.gov/FormsWarehouse/Files/BecomingACandidate/CandidateBulletins/2019-11-05-GenBulletinLocalandConstitutional(Rev%2012-18-2019).pdf|author=Virginia Department of Elections|work=|publisher=Virginia Department of Elections|location=|publishdate=November 5, 2018|accessdate=January 2, 2019}}</ref>
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! January 2, 2019
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| Independent candidates filing starting for this election
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! February 27, 2019
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| State Board of Elections issued Official Order calling for Tueday, June 11, 2019 Party Primaries <ref>http://www.charlottesville.org/home/showdocument?id=64496</ref>
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! March 11, 2019, at 12 p.m.
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| Primary candidates filing starting for this election
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! March 12, 2019
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| [[Charlottesville Board of Elections]] scheduled April 3, 2019 as date to conduct random draw to determine ballot order City Council candidates
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! March 28, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.
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| Primary candidates filing deadline for this election.<ref>{{cite web|title=Candidate Bulletin: Local and Constitutional Offices Requirements for the June 11, 2019 Primary Elections, and November 5, 2019 General Elections|url=https://www.elections.virginia.gov/FormsWarehouse/Files/BecomingACandidate/CandidateBulletins/2019-11-05-GenBulletinLocalandConstitutional(Rev%2012-18-2019).pdf|author=Virginia Department of Elections|work=|publisher=Virginia Department of Elections|location=|publishdate=November 5, 2018|accessdate=January 2, 2019}}</ref>
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! April 2, 2019
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| Parties last day to file for Primary to be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.<ref>{{cite web|title=Candidate Bulletin Requirements for the June 11, 2019 House of Delegates and Senate of Virginia Primary Election and November 5, 2019 House of Delegates and Senate of Virginia General Election|url=https://www.elections.virginia.gov/Files/BecomingACandidate/CandidateBulletins/2019-Candidate-Bulletin-House-Senate.pdf|author=Virginia Department of Elections|work=|publisher=Virginia Department of Elections|location=|publishdate=November 5, 2018|modified=Monday, December 17, 2018, 3:44:16 PM | accessdate=April 3, 2019}}</ref>
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! April 3, 2019 at 5:45 p.m.
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| [[Charlottesville Board of Elections]] conducted random draw to determine ballot order City Council candidates who qualified for the June 11 Democratic primary.<ref>http://www.charlottesville.org/home/showdocument?id=65046</ref>
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! April 25, 2019
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| Parties first day to file for General Election.<ref>{{cite web|title=Candidate Bulletin Requirements for the June 11, 2019 House of Delegates and Senate of Virginia Primary Election and November 5, 2019 House of Delegates and Senate of Virginia General Election|url=https://www.elections.virginia.gov/Files/BecomingACandidate/CandidateBulletins/2019-Candidate-Bulletin-House-Senate.pdf|author=Virginia Department of Elections|work=|publisher=Virginia Department of Elections|location=|publishdate=November 5, 2018|modified=Monday, December 17, 2018, 3:44:16 PM | accessdate=April 3, 2019}}</ref>
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! June 11, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
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| Independent candidates last day to file for General Election.<ref>{{cite web|title=Candidate Bulletin Requirements for the June 11, 2019 House of Delegates and Senate of Virginia Primary Election and November 5, 2019 House of Delegates and Senate of Virginia General Election|url=https://www.elections.virginia.gov/Files/BecomingACandidate/CandidateBulletins/2019-Candidate-Bulletin-House-Senate.pdf|author=Virginia Department of Elections|work=|publisher=Virginia Department of Elections|location=|publishdate=November 5, 2018|modified=Monday, December 17, 2018, 3:44:16 PM | accessdate=April 3, 2019}}</ref>
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! June 11, 2019
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| Parties last day to file for General Election.<ref>{{cite web|title=Candidate Bulletin Requirements for the June 11, 2019 House of Delegates and Senate of Virginia Primary  Election and November 5, 2019 House of Delegates and Senate of Virginia General Election|url=https://www.elections.virginia.gov/Files/BecomingACandidate/CandidateBulletins/2019-Candidate-Bulletin-House-Senate.pdf|author=Virginia Department of Elections|work=|publisher=Virginia Department of Elections|location=|publishdate=November 5, 2018|modified=Monday, December 17, 2018, 3:44:16 PM | accessdate=April 3, 2019}}</ref>
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! June 11, 2019
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| Primary Election for Democratic and Republican candidates.<ref>{{cite web|title=Candidate Bulletin: Local and Constitutional Offices Requirements for the June 11, 2019 Primary Elections, and November 5, 2019 General Elections|url=https://www.elections.virginia.gov/FormsWarehouse/Files/BecomingACandidate/CandidateBulletins/2019-11-05-GenBulletinLocalandConstitutional(Rev%2012-18-2019).pdf|author=Virginia Department of Elections|work=|publisher=Virginia Department of Elections|location=|publishdate=November 5, 2018|accessdate=January 2, 2019}}</ref>
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! November 5, 2019
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| General Election
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* Candidate filing deadline for this election is Thursday March 28, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.<ref>{{cite web|title=Candidate Bulletin: Local and Constitutional Offices Requirements for the June 11, 2019 Primary Elections, and November 5, 2019 General Elections|url=https://www.elections.virginia.gov/FormsWarehouse/Files/BecomingACandidate/CandidateBulletins/2019-11-05-GenBulletinLocalandConstitutional(Rev%2012-18-2019).pdf|author=Virginia Department of Elections|work=|publisher=Virginia Department of Elections|location=|publishdate=November 5, 2018|accessdate=January 2, 2019}}</ref>
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'''2019 Local Elections in the [[Charlottesville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)]] '''
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
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!  !! Locality !! Office Title !! District !! Incumbent !! Political Party !! Candidate Name
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| 1 || Albemarle County || Commonwealth's Attorney || Albemarle County ||  || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[Jim M. Hingeley]]
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| 2 || Albemarle County || Commonwealth's Attorney || Albemarle County || Yes || style="background:Salmon; color:black;" |Republican || [[Robert N. Tracci]]
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| 3 || Albemarle County || Member Board of Supervisors || Rivanna District ||  || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[Bea LaPisto Kirtley]]
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| 4 || Albemarle County || Member Board of Supervisors || Scottsville District ||  || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[Donna Paula Price]]
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| 5 || Albemarle County || Member Board of Supervisors || Scottsville District ||  || style="background:Salmon; color:black;" |Republican || [[Michael J. Hallahan II]]
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| 6 || Albemarle County || Member Board of Supervisors || White Hall District ||  || style="background:Salmon; color:black;" |Republican || [[Steve Harvey II]]
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| 7 || Albemarle County || Member Board of Supervisors || White Hall District || Yes || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[Ann Huckle Mallek]]
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| 8 || Albemarle County || Member School Board || Rivanna District ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Judy N. Le]]
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| 9 || Albemarle County || Member School Board || Rivanna District ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Juliana Ko Arsali]]
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| 10 || Albemarle County || Member School Board || Scottsville District ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Ellen Moore Osborne]]
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| 11 || Albemarle County || Member School Board || White Hall District || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[David Dean Oberg]]
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| 12 || Albemarle County || Member School Board At Large || Albemarle County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Anne Elizabeth Oliver]]
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| 13 || Albemarle County || Member School Board At Large || Albemarle County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[J. S. "Jonno"  Alcaro]]
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| 14 || Albemarle County || Sheriff || Albemarle County ||  || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[Chan R. Bryant]]
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| 15 || Albemarle County || Sheriff || Albemarle County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Ronnie R. Roberts]]
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| 16 || Albemarle County || Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District || Albemarle County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Lonnie M. Murray]]
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| 17 || Albemarle County || Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District || Albemarle County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Steven G. Meeks]]
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| 1 || Charlottesville City || Clerk of Court || Charlottesville City || Yes || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[Llezelle A. Dugger]]
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| 2 || Charlottesville City || Member City Council || Charlottesville City ||  || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[J. Lloyd Snook, III]]
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| 3 || Charlottesville City || Member City Council || Charlottesville City ||  || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[Michael K. Payne]]
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| 4 || Charlottesville City || Member City Council || Charlottesville City ||  || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[Sena A. Magill]]
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| 5 || Charlottesville City || Member City Council || Charlottesville City ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Bellamy W. Brown]]
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| 6 || Charlottesville City || Member City Council || Charlottesville City ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[John Edward Hall]]
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| 7 || Charlottesville City || Member City Council || Charlottesville City ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Paul Edward Long]]
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| 8 || Charlottesville City || Member School Board || Charlottesville City ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Chris W. Meyer]]
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| 9 || Charlottesville City || Member School Board || Charlottesville City ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Lashundra L. Bryson Morsberger]]
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| 10 || Charlottesville City || Member School Board || Charlottesville City || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[James Edward Bryant]]
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| 11 || Charlottesville City || Member School Board || Charlottesville City || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Jennifer L. McKeever]]
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| 12 || Charlottesville City || Member School Board || Charlottesville City || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Sherry P. Kraft]]
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| 13 || Charlottesville City || Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District || Charlottesville City || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Joseph W. Thompson]]
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| 1 || Fluvanna County || Commissioner of Revenue || Fluvanna County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[A. M. "Mel" Sheridan, Jr.]]
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| 2 || Fluvanna County || Commonwealth's Attorney || Fluvanna County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Jeffrey W. Haislip]]
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| 3 || Fluvanna County || Member Board of Supervisors || Fork Union District || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Mozell H. Booker]]
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| 4 || Fluvanna County || Member Board of Supervisors || Palmyra District || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Patricia B. Eager]]
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| 5 || Fluvanna County || Member School Board || Fork Union District || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Perrie J. Johnson]]
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| 6 || Fluvanna County || Member School Board || Palmyra District ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[James B. Kelley]]
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| 7 || Fluvanna County || Sheriff || Fluvanna County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Eric B. Hess]]
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| 8 || Fluvanna County || Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District || Fluvanna County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Angus A. Murdock]]
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| 9 || Fluvanna County || Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District || Fluvanna County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Thomas A. "Tom"  Pratley]]
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| 10 || Fluvanna County || Treasurer || Fluvanna County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Ben L. Hudson]]
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| 11 || Fluvanna County || Treasurer || Fluvanna County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Kim P. Oliver-Hyland]]
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| 12 || Fluvanna County || Treasurer || Fluvanna County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Linda H. Lenherr]]
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| 1 || Greene County || Clerk of Court || Greene County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Amber L. Knight]]
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| 2 || Greene County || Clerk of Court || Greene County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Steve G. Keene]]
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| 3 || Greene County || Clerk of Court || Greene County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Susan E. Birckhead]]
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| 4 || Greene County || Clerk of Court || Greene County ||  || style="background:Salmon; color:black;" |Republican || [[Piper D. Doeppe]]
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| 5 || Greene County || Commissioner of Revenue || Greene County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Peggy McDaniel Ganoe]]
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| 6 || Greene County || Commissioner of Revenue || Greene County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Larry V. "Percy" Snow]]
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| 7 || Greene County || Commonwealth's Attorney || Greene County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Edwin R. "Win" Consolvo]]
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| 8 || Greene County || Commonwealth's Attorney || Greene County || Yes || style="background:Salmon; color:black;" |Republican || [[Matthew D. Hardin]]
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| 9 || Greene County || Member Board of Supervisors || Monroe District ||  || style="background:Salmon; color:black;" |Republican || [[Stephen C. "Steve" Bowman]]
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| 10 || Greene County || Member Board of Supervisors || Monroe District || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[David L. Cox]]
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| 11 || Greene County || Member Board of Supervisors || Ruckersville District ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Davis M. Lamb]]
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| 12 || Greene County || Member Board of Supervisors || Ruckersville District ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Tom J. Flynn]]
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| 13 || Greene County || Member Board of Supervisors At Large || Greene County ||  || style="background:Salmon; color:black;" |Republican || [[James K. Murphy Jr.]]
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| 14 || Greene County || Member Board of Supervisors At Large || Greene County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Dale R. Herring]]
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| 15 || Greene County || Member School Board || Monroe District ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Todd Michael Sansom]]
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| 16 || Greene County || Member School Board || Ruckersville District || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Sharon L. Mack]]
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| 17 || Greene County || Member School Board At Large || Greene County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Jason M. Tooley]]
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| 18 || Greene County || Member School Board At Large || Greene County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Harry A. Daniel]]
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| 19 || Greene County || Sheriff || Greene County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Kenneth R. Collier Sr.]]
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| 20 || Greene County || Sheriff || Greene County ||  || style="background:Salmon; color:black;" |Republican || [[Spurgeon W. "Billy" Wade, III]]
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| 21 || Greene County || Sheriff || Greene County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Steven S. Smith]]
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| 22 || Greene County || Soil and Water Conservation Director Culpeper District || Greene County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Philip C. Morris]]
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| 23 || Greene County || Soil and Water Conservation Director Culpeper District || Greene County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Robert E. Runkle]]
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| 24 || Greene County || Treasurer || Greene County || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Stephanie Allen Deal]]
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| 1 || Nelson County || Commissioner of Revenue || Nelson County ||  || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[Pamela C. Campbell]]
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| 2 || Nelson County || Commonwealth's Attorney || Nelson County ||  || style="background:Salmon; color:black;" |Republican || [[Daniel Lee Rutherford]]
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| 3 || Nelson County || Member Board of Supervisors || South District ||  || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[Robert G. "Skip" Barton Jr.]]
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| 4 || Nelson County || Member Board of Supervisors || South District ||  || style="background:Salmon; color:black;" |Republican || [[Larry D. Saunders]]
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| 5 || Nelson County || Member Board of Supervisors || West District ||  || style="background:Salmon; color:black;" |Republican || [[J. David Parr]]
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| 6 || Nelson County || Member School Board || South District || Yes || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Ceaser N. Perkins]]
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| 7 || Nelson County || Member School Board || West District ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Shannon Rothgeb Powell]]
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| 8 || Nelson County || Sheriff || Nelson County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[David W. Hill]]
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| 9 || Nelson County || Sheriff || Nelson County ||  || style="background:Salmon; color:black;" |Republican || [[Daniel B. Jones]]
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| 10 || Nelson County || Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District || Nelson County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[David L. Collins]]
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| 11 || Nelson County || Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District || Nelson County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Kelsey A. Cowger]]
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| 12 || Nelson County || Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District || Nelson County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Mark H. Campbell]]
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| 13 || Nelson County || Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District || Nelson County ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[W. F.  "Bill" Plyler II]]
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| 14 || Nelson County || Treasurer || Nelson County || Yes || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[Angela F. "Angi" Hicks]]
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* The primary for Democratic and Republican candidates (if held) will be on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.<ref>{{cite web|title=Candidate Bulletin: Local and Constitutional Offices Requirements for the June 11, 2019 Primary Elections, and November 5, 2019 General Elections|url=https://www.elections.virginia.gov/FormsWarehouse/Files/BecomingACandidate/CandidateBulletins/2019-11-05-GenBulletinLocalandConstitutional(Rev%2012-18-2019).pdf|author=Virginia Department of Elections|work=|publisher=Virginia Department of Elections|location=|publishdate=November 5, 2018|accessdate=January 2, 2019}}</ref> That will also be the deadline for independent candidates to qualify for the ballot.  
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'''2019 Statewide Elections in the [[Charlottesville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)]] '''
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| Member House of Delegates || [[Virginia House of Delegates District 25|25]] ||  || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[Jennifer L. Kitchen]] || Craigsville
 
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==Becoming a Candidate==
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| Member House of Delegates || [[Virginia House of Delegates District 25|25]]||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Janice L. Allen]] || Rockingham
Candidates for office must meet certain qualifications and are required to file specific documents in order to qualify to appear on the ballot. These qualifications and requirements may vary slightly depending on whether the office sought is a local office, a general assembly seat, a statewide office, or a federal office. Generally, all candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications:
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| Member House of Delegates || [[Virginia House of Delegates District 25|25]]  ||  || style="background:Salmon; color:black;" |Republican || [[Chris S. Runion]] || Bridgewater
*Be qualified to vote for and hold the office sought, and
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*Be a resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia for one year immediately preceding the election.
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| Member House of Delegates || [[Virginia House of Delegates District 57|57]] ||  || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[Sally L. Hudson]] || Charlottesville
 
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The board has developed and published candidate informational bulletins specific to each office type. (Local and Constitutional Offices Requirements for the June 11, 2019 Primary Elections and November 5, 2019 General Elections.) In addition to the qualifications, forms and filing requirements, candidate information bulletins provide candidates with information he/she will need to run for office.<ref>{{cite web|title= Local and Constitutional Offices Requirements for the June 11, 2019 Primary Elections and November 5, 2019 General Elections|url=https://www.elections.virginia.gov/FormsWarehouse/Files/BecomingACandidate/CandidateBulletins/2019-11-05%20Gen%20Bulletin%20Local%20and%20Constitutional%20(Rev%201-2-2019).pdf |author=|work=|publisher= Virginia Department of Elections |location=|publishdate= Revision 1/2/2019 |accessdate=January 30, 2019}}</ref>
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| Member House of Delegates || [[Virginia House of Delegates District 58|58]] ||  || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[Elizabeth A. Alcorn]] || Dyke
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| Member House of Delegates || [[Virginia House of Delegates District 58|58]] || Yes || style="background:Salmon; color:black;" |Republican || [[Robert B. Bell III]] || Charlottesville
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| Member Senate of Virginia || [[Virginia State Senate District 17|17]] ||  || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[Amy J. Laufer]] || Keswick
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| Member Senate of Virginia || [[Virginia State Senate District 17|17]] || Yes || style="background:Salmon; color:black;" |Republican || [[Bryce E. Reeves]] || Fredericksburg
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| Member Senate of Virginia || [[Virginia State Senate District 25|25]] ||  || style="background:LightGray; color:black;" |Independent || [[Elliott M. Harding]] || Charlottesville
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| Member Senate of Virginia || [[Virginia State Senate District 25|25]] || Yes || style="background:LightBlue; color:black;" |Democratic || [[R. Creigh Deeds]] || Charlottesville
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''Source: Candidate Lists & Referendums [https://www.elections.virginia.gov/casting-a-ballot/candidate-list/index.html Virginia Department of Elections]'' (Revised 9/9/19)
 
==Albemarle County==
 
==Albemarle County==
 
Each Virginia county has an elected board of supervisors, which exercises legislative powers, enacting ordinances(local laws) and adopting an annual budget.
 
Each Virginia county has an elected board of supervisors, which exercises legislative powers, enacting ordinances(local laws) and adopting an annual budget.
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====Rivanna District====
 
====Rivanna District====
Incumbent [[Norman Dill]] has announced he will not seek a second term. <ref name="dill" /> [[Jerrod Smith]] and [[Bea LaPisto Kirtley]] have announced they will seek the Democratic nomination for the November ballot. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=LaPisto Kirtley seeking Democratic nomination for Rivanna seat|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/county/lapisto-kirtley-seeking-democratic-nomination-for-rivanna-seat/article_cf4201b6-1dd8-11e9-b8b3-37b5790ed572.html|author=Ruth Serven Smith|pageno=|printdate=January 22, 2019|publishdate=January 21, 2019|accessdate=January 23, 2019}}</ref> <ref>{{cite web|title=Jerrod Smith Announces Candidacy for Albemarle County Board of Supervisors|url=http://www.nbc29.com/story/39816037/jerrod-smith-announces-candidacy-for-albemarle-county-board-of-supervisors|author=Lottye Lockhart|work=News Article|publisher=|location=|publishdate=January 18, 2019|accessdate=January 18, 2019}}</ref>
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Incumbent [[Norman Dill]] announced early in 2019 that he would not seek a second term. <ref name="dill" />  
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[[Jerrod Smith]] and [[Bea LaPisto Kirtley]] both sought the the Democratic nomination for the November ballot. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=LaPisto Kirtley seeking Democratic nomination for Rivanna seat|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/county/lapisto-kirtley-seeking-democratic-nomination-for-rivanna-seat/article_cf4201b6-1dd8-11e9-b8b3-37b5790ed572.html|author=Ruth Serven Smith|pageno=|printdate=January 22, 2019|publishdate=January 21, 2019|accessdate=January 23, 2019}}</ref> <ref>{{cite web|title=Jerrod Smith Announces Candidacy for Albemarle County Board of Supervisors|url=http://www.nbc29.com/story/39816037/jerrod-smith-announces-candidacy-for-albemarle-county-board-of-supervisors|author=Lottye Lockhart|work=News Article|publisher=|location=|publishdate=January 18, 2019|accessdate=January 18, 2019}}</ref> They held their only campaign forum of the primary election in mid-May at the [[Northside Library]]. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=At forum, supervisor candidates discuss issues facing Rivanna District|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/county/at-forum-supervisor-candidates-discuss-issues-facing-rivanna-district/article_9cd62bc4-744c-11e9-9f32-9be5543f168e.html|author=Allison Wrabel|pageno=|printdate=May 11, 2019|publishdate=May 11, 2019|accessdate=May 23, 2019}}</ref> LaPisto Kirtley won the nomination and has no opposition on the ballot. However, a resident named [[Frank McCicche]] appeared on [[WINA]] in early July and told host [[Rob Schilling]] he would consider running a write-in campaign. <ref>{{cite web|title=Albemarle man considers being a write-in candidate in Rivanna|url=https://wina.com/news/064460-albemarle-man-considers-being-a-write-in-candidate-in-rivanna/|author=|work=|publisher=Newsradio 1070 WINA|location=|publishdate=July 2, 2019|accessdate=July 6, 2019}}</ref> 
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====Scottsville District====
 
====Scottsville District====
Incumbent [[Rick Randolph]] has not announced whether he will seek a second term. <ref name="dill">{{cite-progress|title=Dill not running again; Gallaway named Albemarle supervisors chairman|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/county/dill-not-running-again-gallaway-named-albemarle-supervisors-chairman/article_96b051c8-147c-11e9-9884-93fe9d01adf8.html|author=Allison Wrabel|pageno=|printdate=January  
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Incumbent [[Rick Randolph]] will not seek a second term. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Albemarle Supervisor Randolph won’t seek re-election|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/county/albemarle-supervisor-randolph-won-t-seek-re-election/article_2e6dc270-3075-11e9-a974-4bb86a0bdc96.html|author=Allison Wrabel|pageno=|printdate=February 14, 2019|publishdate=February 14, 2019|accessdate=March 29, 2019}}</ref> <ref name="dill">{{cite-progress|title=Dill not running again; Gallaway named Albemarle supervisors chairman|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/county/dill-not-running-again-gallaway-named-albemarle-supervisors-chairman/article_96b051c8-147c-11e9-9884-93fe9d01adf8.html|author=Allison Wrabel|pageno=|printdate=January  
  9, 2019|publishdate=January 10, 2019|accessdate=January 10, 2019}}</ref> Defense attorney [[Mike Hallahan]] has announced he will run for the Republican nomination for the seat. <ref>{{cite web|title=Attorney Hallahan Running for Albemarle County Board of Supervisors|url=http://www.nbc29.com/story/39870247/attorney-hallahan-running-for-albemarle-county-board-of-supervisors|author=Caroline Coeburn|work=News Article|publisher=WVIR NBC29|location=|publishdate=January 29, 2019|accessdate=February 8, 2019}}</ref>
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Defense attorney [[Mike Hallahan]] has announced he will run for the Republican nomination for the seat. <ref>{{cite web|title=Attorney Hallahan Running for Albemarle County Board of Supervisors|url=http://www.nbc29.com/story/39870247/attorney-hallahan-running-for-albemarle-county-board-of-supervisors|author=Caroline Coeburn|work=News Article|publisher=WVIR NBC29|location=|publishdate=January 29, 2019|accessdate=February 8, 2019}}</ref>
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[[Donna Paula Price]] has filed paperwork to seek the Democratic nomination. <ref>{{cite web|title=|url=https://www.vpap.org/candidates/331750-donna-paula-price/|author=|work=|publisher=Virginia Public Access Project|location=|publishdate=|accessdate=March 29, 2019}}</ref> She announced her campaign on [[June 1]], 2019. <ref>{{cite web|title=Donna Price Officially Launches Campaign for Scottsville Supervisor|url=https://www.nbc29.com/story/40577335/donna-price-officially-launches-campaign-for-scottsville-supervisor|author=Moriah Davis|work=News Article|publisher=WVIR NBC29|location=Charlottesville, VA|publishdate=June 1, 2019|accessdate=June 9, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
====White Hall District====
 
====White Hall District====
Incumbent [[Ann Mallek]] announced she will seek a fourth term on Tuesday, January 16, 2019. <ref name="dill" />
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Incumbent [[Ann Mallek]] announced she will seek a fourth term on Tuesday, January 16, 2019. <ref name="dill" />
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Republican [[Steve Harvey]] has announced he will challenge Mallek, her first opponent since 2007. <ref>{{cite web|title=Harvey announces run for Albemarle County Board of Supervisors|url=https://www.cbs19news.com/content/news/Harvey-announces-Board-of-Supervisors-run-509490791.html|author=Darnell Myrick|work=News Article|publisher=CBS19|location=|publishdate=May 4, 2019|accessdate=May 9, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
=== School Board ===
 
=== School Board ===
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====Rivanna District====
 
====Rivanna District====
 
Incumbent [[Jason Buyaki]], who has been on the board since 2011, will not seek another term on the board. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Albemarle school division: MLK lesson was age-inappropriate|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/education/albemarle-school-division-mlk-lesson-was-age-inappropriate/article_b256387e-203f-11e9-b2b1-b3b32c4bacd7.html|author=Katherine Knott|pageno=|printdate=|publishdate=January 24, 2019|accessdate=January 25, 2019}}</ref>
 
Incumbent [[Jason Buyaki]], who has been on the board since 2011, will not seek another term on the board. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Albemarle school division: MLK lesson was age-inappropriate|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/education/albemarle-school-division-mlk-lesson-was-age-inappropriate/article_b256387e-203f-11e9-b2b1-b3b32c4bacd7.html|author=Katherine Knott|pageno=|printdate=|publishdate=January 24, 2019|accessdate=January 25, 2019}}</ref>
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Three candidates have filed paperwork for the open seat. They are [[Juliana Arsali]], [[Nina Kaplan]] and [[Judy Le]]. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Parent, magazine editor seeks seat on Albemarle School Board|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/education/parent-magazine-editor-seeks-seat-on-albemarle-school-board/article_ada9e062-8a36-11e9-96bb-23d7276f58ec.html|author=Katherine Knott|pageno=|printdate=June 9, 2019|publishdate=June 9, 2019|accessdate=June 9, 2019}}</ref> <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Rivanna District School Board candidate wants to prioritize social-emotional learning|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/rivanna-district-school-board-candidate-wants-to-prioritize-social-emotional/article_ee65c3ec-b3c6-59a8-b4cb-755d6e5a1324.html|author=Katherine Knott|pageno=|printdate=August 27, 2019|publishdate=August 27, 2019|accessdate=November 2, 2019}}</ref> <ref>{{cite web|title=A different perspective: New faces in county school board race share a focus on equity|url=https://www.c-ville.com/a-different-perspective-new-faces-in-county-school-board-race-share-a-focus-on-equity/|author=Brielle Entzminger|work=News Article|publisher=C-Ville Weekly|location=|publishdate=October 23, 2019|accessdate=November 2, 2019}}</ref>
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====Scottsville District====
 
====Scottsville District====
 
Incumbent [[Steve Koleszar]], who has been on the board since 1996, announced in January that he will not seek re-election.<ref name="koleszar">{{Cite-progress|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/education/albemarle-schools-expect-to-have-m-left-from-bond-referendum/article_f846a95e-1545-11e9-8a05-c7028f51bea3.html|title=Albemarle schools expect to have $1.2M left from bond referendum; Koleszar won’t seek re-election|author=Katherine Knott|publishdate=January 10, 2019|accessdate=January 14, 2019}}</ref>
 
Incumbent [[Steve Koleszar]], who has been on the board since 1996, announced in January that he will not seek re-election.<ref name="koleszar">{{Cite-progress|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/education/albemarle-schools-expect-to-have-m-left-from-bond-referendum/article_f846a95e-1545-11e9-8a05-c7028f51bea3.html|title=Albemarle schools expect to have $1.2M left from bond referendum; Koleszar won’t seek re-election|author=Katherine Knott|publishdate=January 10, 2019|accessdate=January 14, 2019}}</ref>
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[[Ellen Moore Osborne]] has announced she will run for the seat. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Osborne to announce run for Scottsville school board seat|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/osborne-to-announce-run-for-scottsville-school-board-seat/article_e82e0584-7c2a-11e9-b9ff-e3f9c799a25e.html|author=Staff Reports|pageno=|printdate=May 21, 2019|publishdate=May 21, 2019|accessdate=June 1, 2019}}</ref> <ref>{{cite web|title=Literacy Advocate in Scottsville Running for Albemarle County School Board|url=https://www.nbc29.com/story/40519366/literacy-advocate-in-scottsville-running-for-albemarle-county-school-board|author=Staff Reports|work=News Article|publisher=NBC29|location=|publishdate=May 22, 2019|accessdate=June 2, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
====White Hall District====
 
====White Hall District====
Incumbent [[David Oberg]] hasn't announced if he'll seek a second four-year term. <ref name="koleszar" />
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Incumbent [[David Oberg]] will seek a second four-year term. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Oberg to seek another term on Albemarle School Board|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/education/oberg-to-seek-another-term-on-albemarle-school-board/article_b844dcbc-5d7b-11e9-8080-e79924deddb0.html|author=Daily Progress Staff Reports|pageno=|printdate=April 13, 2019|publishdate=April 13, 2019|accessdate=April 13, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
==== At-Large Representative ====
 
==== At-Large Representative ====
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=== Commonwealth's Attorney ===
 
=== Commonwealth's Attorney ===
Commonwealth’s Attorney [[Robert Tracci]], a Republican, is planning to seek re-election to a second four-year term.
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Commonwealth’s Attorney [[Robert Tracci]], a Republican, is planning to seek re-election to a second four-year term. He made his announcement on [[June 25]]. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Albemarle County commonwealth's attorney announces re-election bid|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/albemarle-county-commonwealth-s-attorney-announces-re-election-bid/article_f7d5abec-4f29-5ded-a219-fee828b922ca.html|author=Tyler Hammil|pageno=|printdate=June 26, 2019|publishdate=June 26, 2019|accessdate=June 28, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
[[Jim Hingeley]], a former public defender and University of Virginia professor, has filed to challenge Tracci as a Democrat. <ref name="2019overview">{{cite-progress|title=Voters to decide on an abundance of local, state elections in 2019|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/voters-to-decide-on-an-abundance-of-local-state-elections/article_67bb870e-0633-11e9-aa17-07d2b9e7d1c3.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=|printdate=December 22, 2019|publishdate=December 22, 2019|accessdate=January 14, 2019}}</ref>
 
[[Jim Hingeley]], a former public defender and University of Virginia professor, has filed to challenge Tracci as a Democrat. <ref name="2019overview">{{cite-progress|title=Voters to decide on an abundance of local, state elections in 2019|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/voters-to-decide-on-an-abundance-of-local-state-elections/article_67bb870e-0633-11e9-aa17-07d2b9e7d1c3.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=|printdate=December 22, 2019|publishdate=December 22, 2019|accessdate=January 14, 2019}}</ref>
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Sheriff [[Chip Harding]], a Republican, plans to step down after 12 years in the post. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Leaving a legacy: Albemarle Sheriff Harding to retire in ‘19 after nearly 50 years in law enforcement|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/county/leaving-a-legacy-albemarle-sheriff-harding-to-retire-in-after/article_0a7dd812-0ed5-11e9-b60f-37a541c7f49c.html|author=Allison Wrabel|pageno=|printdate=January 2, 2019|publishdate=|accessdate=January 14, 2019}}</ref>
 
Sheriff [[Chip Harding]], a Republican, plans to step down after 12 years in the post. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Leaving a legacy: Albemarle Sheriff Harding to retire in ‘19 after nearly 50 years in law enforcement|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/county/leaving-a-legacy-albemarle-sheriff-harding-to-retire-in-after/article_0a7dd812-0ed5-11e9-b60f-37a541c7f49c.html|author=Allison Wrabel|pageno=|printdate=January 2, 2019|publishdate=|accessdate=January 14, 2019}}</ref>
  
Chief Deputy [[Chan Bryant]] will run for sheriff as a Democrat. <ref>{{Cite-progress|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/chan-bryant-chief-sheriff-s-deputy-to-run-for-albemarle/article_82500d3c-20bf-11e9-add9-17694807a495.html|title=Chan Bryant, chief sheriff’s deputy, to run for Albemarle sheriff|author=|publishdate=|accessdate=}}</ref>
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Chief Deputy [[Chan Bryant]] was the first candidate to run for sheriff as a Democrat. <ref>{{Cite-progress|url=thttps://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/chan-bryant-chief-sheriff-s-deputy-to-run-for-albemarle/article_82500d3c-20bf-11e9-add9-17694807a495.html|title=Chan Bryant, chief sheriff’s deputy, to run for Albemarle sheriff|author=Staff reports|publishdate=January 25, 2019|accessdate=June 12, 2019}}</ref>
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[[Patrick Estes]], a former UVA football player, also ran in the Democratic primary. <ref>{{cite web|title=Estes launches campaign for Albemarle County Sheriff|url=https://www.cbs19news.com/content/news/Patrick-Estes-launches-campaign-for-Albemarle-County-Sheriff-506193061.html|author=Brianna Hamblin|work=News Article|publisher=CBS19|location=|publishdate=February 21, 2019|accessdate=February 24, 2019}}</ref> He and Bryant are on the ballot for the June 11 primary. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Democratic nominee for Albemarle sheriff to be picked June 11|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/county/democratic-nominee-for-albemarle-sheriff-to-be-picked-june/article_16872938-81a8-11e9-97fe-276be489bfe6.html|author=Bryan McKenzie|pageno=|printdate=May 28, 2019|publishdate=May 28, 2019|accessdate=June 2, 2019}}</ref>
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Bryant won the nomination in the June 11, 2019 primary.
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[[Ronnie Roberts]], a former Charlottesville police officer and current chief of police in Louisa, will also seek the position. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Louisa police chief to run for Albemarle sheriff|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/louisa-police-chief-to-run-for-albemarle-sheriff/article_c4970494-54c6-11e9-bd1c-abc9e940763a.html|author=Staff Reports|pageno=|printdate=April 1, 2019|publishdate=April 1, 2019|accessdate=April 3, 2019}}</ref>
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===Soil & Water Conservation District Director===
 
===Soil & Water Conservation District Director===
 
Two county seats on the nonpartisan board of directors for the Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District are up for election.
 
Two county seats on the nonpartisan board of directors for the Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District are up for election.
  
 
Directors [[Steven Meeks]] and [[Lonnie Murray]] plan to seek re-election. <ref name="2019overview" />
 
Directors [[Steven Meeks]] and [[Lonnie Murray]] plan to seek re-election. <ref name="2019overview" />
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Navarre Bartz, a local resident and member of the [[PLACE Design Task Force]], won as a write-in candidate for the open seat in the city. [[Joseph Thompson]] was re-elected. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Bartz wins city seat on Water and Soil Conservation District|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/election/bartz-wins-city-seat-on-water-and-soil-conservation-district/article_ad015c1f-9324-5896-81c6-4710a23fe086.html|author=Staff reports|pageno=A3|printdate=November 13, 2019|publishdate=November 12, 2019|accessdate=November 14, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
==City of Charlottesville==
 
==City of Charlottesville==
Each Virginia city has an elected city council, which exercises legislative powers, enacting ordinances and adopting an annual budget. Charlottesville's mayor is elected by the city council members.  
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General election will include: City Council (3 of 5 seats), [[Charlottesville City School Board]] (4 of 7 seats), Soil & Water Conservation District Director and the Clerk of Court.
  
General election will include: City Council (3 seats), City School Board (4 seats), Soil & Water Conservation District Director and the Clerk of Court.
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Charlottesville uses a council-manager system. In this form of municipal government, the president of the council (mayor) serves on the city council—the city's primary legislative body. Since the [[1928 election]], all five council members have been elected at-large. [[Charlottesville City School Board]] Members have been elected by the voters since the [[2006 election]], prior to that, they were appointed by City Council.
  
 
===City Council===
 
===City Council===
There are three seats open on the Charlottesville City Council. The first terms of Councilor [[Wes Bellamy]] and [[Mike Signer]] are up, as well as the second term of [[Kathy Galvin]]. None so far have announced whether they will seek reelection.  
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Three of the five seats on the Charlottesville City Council are open. The first terms of Democrats [[Wes Bellamy]] and [[Mike Signer]], as well as the second term of [[Kathy Galvin]], are up on December 31, 2019.
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Independents [[Bellamy Brown]], [[Paul Long]] and [[John Hall]]; and Democrats [[Lloyd Snook]], [[Michael Payne]] and [[Sena Magill]] are on the general election ballot. No Republicans are running for the council.
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On Sept. 18, Charlottesville Area Transit posted a tweet that appeared to endorse Michael Payne. It was deleted later that day and called a "mistake" by the city staffer. <ref>{{Cite-progress|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/deleted-cat-tweet-appears-to-endorse-council-candidate/article_0b3ba56d-2d63-5343-84e7-0ed3ba90d2a2.html|title=Deleted CAT tweet appears to endorse council candidate|author=Nolan Stout|publishdate=|accessdate=}}</ref>
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* As of early March, neither Incumbents [[Mike Signer]] (D) or [[Wes Bellamy]] (D) announced whether they would seek re-election. Incumbent [[Kathy Galvin]] (D) was seeking the Democratic nomination in [[Virginia House 57th district | Virginia's 57th House District]] being vacated by [[David Toscano]] (D).
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* January 8, 2019: Housing activist [[Michael Payne]] (D) announced his candidacy. [[Don Gathers]] (D) was scheduled to announce on the same Progressives for Cville ticket, but has had to delay to health issues. At that time it was unclear when or if he will re-enter the race. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Gathers, Payne running for City Council|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/gathers-payne-running-for-city-council/article_8af1834a-129a-11e9-b1fb-af7cc2d4ca73.html|author=Staff reports|pageno=|printdate=January 7, 2019|publishdate=January 7, 2019|accessdate=January 10, 2019}}</ref>
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*January 9, 2019: City resident and Democrat [[Sena Magill]] (D) made her announcement. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Sena Magill, Region Ten board member, launches council campaign|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/sena-magill-region-ten-board-member-launches-council-campaign/article_12390ece-1424-11e9-bae1-1354a8b7e5fe.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=|printdate=January 10, 2019|publishdate=January 9, 2019|accessdate=January 10, 2019}}</ref>
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*Thursday, January 10, 2019: [[Lloyd Snook]] (D) announces his council bid and joined "a quickly growing field of candidates for three seats on Charlottesville City Council". <ref name="crowd">{{cite web|title=Snook announces council bid|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/snook-announces-council-bid/article_a044531a-14fe-11e9-8a8e-337022a8ec7b.html|author=Nolan Stout|work=News Article|publisher=Daily Progress|location=|publishdate=January 10, 2019|accessdate=January 14, 2019}}</ref>
  
The Democratic primary is on June 11, 2019. Housing activist [[Michael Payne]] announced his candidacy on January 8, 2019. [[Don Gathers]] was scheduled to announce on the same Progressives for Cville ticket, but has had to delay to health issues. It's unclear when or if he will re-enter the race. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Gathers, Payne running for City Council|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/gathers-payne-running-for-city-council/article_8af1834a-129a-11e9-b1fb-af7cc2d4ca73.html|author=Staff reports|pageno=|printdate=January 7, 2019|publishdate=January 7, 2019|accessdate=January 10, 2019}}</ref>
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*January 10, 2019: [[Brian Pinkston]] (D), a project manager at the University of Virginia, announced he would also run as a Democrat. <ref name="crowd2">{{cite-progress|title=Three more candidates plan council campaigns|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/three-more-candidates-plan-council-campaigns/article_0484169c-152e-11e9-b6c5-8f20ce3fc9d7.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=|printdate=January 10, 2019|publishdate=January 10, 2019|accessdate=January 14, 2019}}</ref>  
  
City resident and Democrat [[Sena Magill]] made her announcement on January 9, 2019. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Sena Magill, Region Ten board member, launches council campaign|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/sena-magill-region-ten-board-member-launches-council-campaign/article_12390ece-1424-11e9-bae1-1354a8b7e5fe.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=|printdate=January 10, 2019|publishdate=January 9, 2019|accessdate=January 10, 2019}}</ref>
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*February 18, 2019: Former Charlottesville City Councilor [[Bob Fenwick]] (D) said that he would run as a Democrat for one of three vacant seats on the council. An official announcement was planned for March. <ref>The Daily Progress|title=Former Councilor Fenwick will seek another term |url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/former-councilor-fenwick-will-seek-another-term/article_2aeff4f2-339e-11e9-a41e-8f472483d416.html|author=staff|pageno=|printdate=February<nowiki> 18, 2019|publishdate=February 18, 2019|accessdate=March 29,2019}}</nowiki></ref> [[Bob Fenwick]] twice ran as an independent before becoming a Democrat in 2013.{{fact}}
  
On Thursday, January 10, 2019, [[Lloyd Snook]] announces his council bid and joined "a quickly growing field of candidates for three seats on Charlottesville City Council". <ref name="crowd">{{cite web|title=Snook announces council bid|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/snook-announces-council-bid/article_a044531a-14fe-11e9-8a8e-337022a8ec7b.html|author=Nolan Stout|work=News Article|publisher=Daily Progress|location=|publishdate=January 10, 2019|accessdate=January 14, 2019}}</ref>
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*Independent candidates [[John Edward Hall]] (I) and [[Paul Long]] (I) also announced they would seek election. <ref name="crowd2" /> However, Hall later dropped out, but rebooted his campaign in time for the filing deadline. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=John Hall withdraws from City Council race|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/john-hall-withdraws-from-city-council-race/article_6b994ece-614b-11e9-aeb4-4bf88eaf76bb.html|author=Daily Progress Staff Reports|pageno=|printdate=April 18, 2019|publishdate=April 18, 2019|accessdate=April 18, 2019}}</ref>
  
[[Brian Pinkston]], a project manager at the University of Virginia, will also run as a Democrat. <ref name="crowd2">{{cite-progress|title=Three more candidates plan council campaigns|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/three-more-candidates-plan-council-campaigns/article_0484169c-152e-11e9-b6c5-8f20ce3fc9d7.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=|printdate=January 10, 2019|publishdate=January 10, 2019|accessdate=January 14, 2019}}</ref> Bob Fenwick, who twice ran as an independent before becoming a Democrat in 2013, is also a candidate. {{fact}}
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*March 28, 2019: Both [[Wes Bellamy]] (D) and [[Mike Signer]] (D) announced that they would not seek re-election.<ref>{{cite-progress|title=Councilors Bellamy, Signer will not seek re-election|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/councilors-bellamy-signer-will-not-seek-re-election/article_5f726620-51a7-11e9-815c-17b2febac82b.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=|printdate=March 29, 2019|publishdate=March 29, 2019|accessdate=March 29, 2019}}</ref>
  
Independent candidates [[John Edward Hall]] and [[Paul Long]] are also seeking election. <ref name="crowd2" />
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*'''Thursday, March 28, 2019, 5:00 p.m.: Candidate filing deadline for this election.'''
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* As of June 1, 2019, the total reported number of eligible voters registered in the City of Charlottesville was 32,291.<ref>Virginia Department of Elections > Results/Reports > Registration Statistics > 2019 Registration Statistics https://www.elections.virginia.gov/media/Registration-Statistics/2019/05/Registrant_Count_By_House.pdf May Statistics, Registrant Counts By District Type House of Delegates, accessed June 6, 2019</ref>
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*'''June 11, 2019: The Democratic primary'''
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{{2019 election/CouncilPrimary}}
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* June 29, 2019 Independent candidate [[Bellamy Brown]] (I), who grew up in the city’s [[Venable neighborhood]], stood in the sanctuary of the [[Rosser Avenue]] church his grandfather founded and formally announced his run for the council.<ref>{{cite-progress|title=Independent Brown officially kicks off run for City Council |url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/independent-brown-officially-kicks-off-run-for-city-council/article_43f2cb29-cf03-564c-9bf4-747dfb302162.html|author=Bryan McKenzie|pageno=|printdate=June 29, 2019|publishdate=June 29, 2019|accessdate=September 6, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
====Campaign forums====
 
====Campaign forums====
The group [[Local Alliance for Urban and Rural Advancement]] held the first campaign forum of the season at the [[Haven]] on February 23. <ref>{{cite web|title=Four Democratic City Council hopefuls to debate next week|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/four-democratic-city-council-hopefuls-to-debate-next-week/article_7a858e24-2f29-11e9-999e-4f14338480c8.html|author=Staff Reports|work=News Article|publisher=Daily Progress|location=Charlottesville,  
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*[[February 23]]: The group [[Local Alliance for Urban and Rural Advancement]] held the first campaign forum of the season at the [[Haven]] on this day. <ref>{{cite web|title=Four Democratic City Council hopefuls to debate next week|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/four-democratic-city-council-hopefuls-to-debate-next-week/article_7a858e24-2f29-11e9-999e-4f14338480c8.html|author=Staff Reports|work=News Article|publisher=Daily Progress|location=Charlottesville,  
 
VA 22903|publishdate=February 12, 2019|accessdate=February 12, 2019}}</ref> <ref>{{cite web|title=Charlottesville Forum Showcases Five Candidates Running for City Council|url=http://www.nbc29.com/clip/14768486/charlottesville-forum-showcases-five-candidates-running-for-city-council|author=|work=|publisher=WVIR NBC29|location=|publishdate=February 23, 2019|accessdate=February 23, 2019}}</ref> <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Five Democratic council candidates make their cases at forum|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/five-democratic-council-candidates-make-their-cases-at-forum/article_4cb8894e-37c4-11e9-a7b2-9b170323cbc8.html|author=Tyler Hammel|pageno=|printdate=February 24, 2019|publishdate=February 23, 2019|accessdate=February 24, 2019}}</ref>
 
VA 22903|publishdate=February 12, 2019|accessdate=February 12, 2019}}</ref> <ref>{{cite web|title=Charlottesville Forum Showcases Five Candidates Running for City Council|url=http://www.nbc29.com/clip/14768486/charlottesville-forum-showcases-five-candidates-running-for-city-council|author=|work=|publisher=WVIR NBC29|location=|publishdate=February 23, 2019|accessdate=February 23, 2019}}</ref> <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Five Democratic council candidates make their cases at forum|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/five-democratic-council-candidates-make-their-cases-at-forum/article_4cb8894e-37c4-11e9-a7b2-9b170323cbc8.html|author=Tyler Hammel|pageno=|printdate=February 24, 2019|publishdate=February 23, 2019|accessdate=February 24, 2019}}</ref>
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*[[April 12]]: [[Habitat for Humanity]] held a forum at the University of Virginia at which Fenwick, Magill, Payne and Pinkston appeared. The focus was affordable housing. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=City Council hopefuls talk affordable housing|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/city-council-hopefuls-talk-affordable-housing/article_3baf41de-5d8e-11e9-b75c-0f43f2c7c2e9.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=|printdate=April 13, 2019|publishdate=April 13, 2019|accessdate=April 13, 2019}}</ref> <ref>{{cite web|title=Candidates for City Council Discuss Affordable Housing with UVA Students|url=https://www.nbc29.com/story/40299737/candidates-for-city-council-discuss-affordable-housing-with-uva-students|author=Moriah Davis|work=News Article|publisher=WVIR NBC29|location=Charlottesville, VA|publishdate=April 12, 2019|accessdate=April 13, 2019}}</ref>
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*[[April 25]]: [[League of Women Voters]] held a forum in City Council chambers <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Democratic council candidates forum focuses on police, statues|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/democratic-council-candidates-forum-focuses-on-police-statues/article_bcdf4200-67bf-11e9-93b1-b32a59d3026f.html|author=Tyler Hammel|pageno=|printdate=April 25, 2019|publishdate=April 26, 2019|accessdate=April 29, 2019}}</ref>
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====Campaign Finance====
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In the first campaign finance report of the year, Snook reported $28,433 in contributions for the period from January 1 to March 31. <ref>{{cite web|title=John Lloyd Snook, III|url=https://www.vpap.org/candidates/59674/raw-reports/|author=|work=Campaign Finance Data|publisher=Virginia Public Access Project|location=|publishdate=April 15, 2019|accessdate=April 16, 2019}}</ref> 
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[[Sena Magill]] raised $7,872 in the period. Magill started the year with a balance of $11,723, including a $10,000 gift from Sonjia Smith. <ref>{{cite web|title=Sena Magill|urlhttps://www.vpap.org/candidates/326467/raw-reports/|author=|work=Campaign Finance Data|publisher=Virginia Public Access Project|location=|publishdate=April 15, 2019|accessdate=April 16, 2019}}</ref>
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[[Brian Pinkston]] raised $10,182 in the period. So far, Pinkston has spent $2,211 on the campaign, including $999 to himself as a vendor. <ref>{{cite web|title=Brian Pinkston|url=https://www.vpap.org/candidates/287757/raw-reports/|author=|work=Campaign Finance Data|publisher=Virginia Public Access Project|location=|publishdate=April 15, 2019|accessdate=April 16, 2019}}</ref>
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[[Michael Payne]] raised $9,281 in the period. <ref>{{cite web|title=Michael Payne|url=https://www.vpap.org/candidates/328309/raw-reports/|author=|work=Campaign Finance Data|publisher=Virginia Public Access Project|location=|publishdate=April 15, 2019|accessdate=April 16, 2019}}</ref>
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[[Bellamy Brown]], an independent candidate who joined the race in late March, reported $50 in the period. <ref>{{cite web|title=Bellamy Brown|url=https://www.vpap.org/candidates/334258/raw-reports/|author=|work=Campaign Finance Data|publisher=Virginia Public Access Project|location=|publishdate=April 15, 2019|accessdate=April 16, 2019}}</ref>
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Fenwick filed a paper report and raised $849. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Fenwick raises $849 in City Council campaign|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/fenwick-raises-in-city-council-campaign/article_fd8e8eaa-614d-11e9-863d-0351d951e57b.html|author=Daily Progress Staff Reports|pageno=|printdate=April 18, 2019|publishdate=Fenwick raises $849 in City Council campaign|accessdate=Fenwick raises $849 in City Council campaign}}</ref>
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Neither John Edward Hall or Paul Long, independents in the race, raised any money in the first quarter of the year.
  
 
===City School Board===
 
===City School Board===
There will also be elections for four (4) of the seven (7) seats on the [[Charlottesville School Board]].  
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There are five candidates seeking four seats on the [[Charlottesville School Board]] in this cycle. In the 2018-2019 school year, Charlottesville City Public School enrollment was 4,561 K-12 students (Albemarle County Public School enrollment was 14,013 K-12 students.)<ref>https://p1pe.doe.virginia.gov/apex/f?p=180:1:812170133351:SHOW_REPORT:NO:::</ref>
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Board members [[Sherry Kraft]] and [[Jennifer McKeever]] are seeking re-election.
  
Board member [[James Bryant]], who was appointed to fill a vacancy earlier this year, will run for a full, four-year term. <ref name="2019overview" /> Board members [[Sherry Kraft]] and [[Jennifer McKeever]] haven't announced plans. <ref name="2019overview" />
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Board member [[James Bryant]], who was appointed to fill a vacancy earlier this year, is running for a full, four-year term. <ref name="2019overview" /> Newcomers [[Christopher Meyer]] and [[Lashundra Bryson Morsberger]] are also on the ballot. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Candidates set for four offices in Charlottesville|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/candidates-set-for-four-offices-in-charlottesville/article_9c04a012-8e38-11e9-8fc0-cb48f267fa73.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=|printdate=June 14, 2019|publishdate=June 14, 2019|accessdate=June 29, 2019}}</ref>  
  
Board member [[Amy Laufer]] will not seek a second term and resigned in January to move out of the city. <ref>{{cite web|title=Laufer resigns from city School Board; McKeever elected as chairwoman|url=https://www.cvilletomorrow.org/articles/laufer-resigns-from-city-school-board-mckeever-elected-as-chairwoman|author=Josh Mandell|work=News Article|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=January 10, 2019|accessdate=January 14, 2019}}</ref>
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A candidate forum was held by [[Charlottesville Tomorrow]] and [[Virginia Public Media]] in October 2019. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Candidates vie for four seats on Charlottesville School Board|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/candidates-vie-for-four-seats-on-charlottesville-school-board/article_16d167cf-9cc0-561a-98bc-b8d7147ce7f4.html|author=Katherine Knott|pageno=A3|printdate=October 20, 2019|publishdate=October 20, 2019|accessdate=October 20, 2019}}</ref>
  
Former member and chair [[Ned Michie]] will seek a return to the board on an interim basis to replace Laufer, as will Former City Councilor [[Kristin Szakos]]. It is not clear if they will seek the elected position. The School Board will make an appointment on February 21. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Michie, Szakos among interim School Board hopefuls|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/education/michie-szakos-among-interim-school-board-hopefuls/article_549eb732-2b44-11e9-bba6-0f4f1b0b78c1.html|author=Katherine Knott|pageno=|printdate=February 8, 2019|publishdate=February 8, 2019|accessdate=February 8, 2019}}</ref>
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In January 2019, board member [[Amy Laufer]] resigned after moving out of the city, and is instead running for State Senate District 17. <ref>{{cite web|title=Laufer resigns from city School Board; McKeever elected as chairwoman|url=https://www.cvilletomorrow.org/articles/laufer-resigns-from-city-school-board-mckeever-elected-as-chairwoman|author=Josh Mandell|work=News Article|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=January 10, 2019|accessdate=January 14, 2019}}</ref> Former member and chair [[Ned Michie]] returned to the board on an interim basis to replace Laufer, but did not want to run for a full term.
  
 
===Soil & Water Conservation District Director===
 
===Soil & Water Conservation District Director===
Two city seats on the nonpartisan board of directors for the Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District are up for election.<ref name=":0">{{Cite-progress|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/voters-to-decide-on-an-abundance-of-local-state-elections/article_67bb870e-0633-11e9-aa17-07d2b9e7d1c3.html|title=Voters to decide on an abundance of local, state elections in 2019|author=Nolan Stout|publishdate=|accessdate=}}</ref>
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Two city seats on the nonpartisan board of directors for the Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District are up for election. Director [[Joseph Thompson]] will seek re-election. Director [[Kim Tingley]] will not seek re-election. Albemarle Directors Steven Meeks and Lonnie Murray plan to seek re-election. <ref name="2019overview" /> Director [[Joseph Thompson]] is the only candidate registered for the two available seats in Charlottesville city.<ref>{{Cite-progress|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/city/candidates-set-for-four-offices-in-charlottesville/article_9c04a012-8e38-11e9-8fc0-cb48f267fa73.html|title=Candidates Set for Four Offices in Charlottesville|author=Nolan Stout|publishdate=June 13, 2019|accessdate=June 17, 2019}}</ref> [[Navarre Bartz]], a local resident and member of the [[PLACE Design Task Force]], is running as a write-in candidate for the other seat.<ref>Navarre Bartz for TJSWCD. Web. 18 Jul 2019. <http://www.navarrebartz.com/>.</ref>.
 
 
Director [[Joseph Thompson]] will seek re-election. Director Kim Tingley will not seek re-election. <ref name="2019overview" />
 
 
 
Albemarle Directors Steven Meeks and Lonnie Murray plan to seek re-election. <ref name="2019overview" />
 
  
 
===Charlottesville's Clerk of the Circuit Court===
 
===Charlottesville's Clerk of the Circuit Court===
 
The Office of Clerk of the Circuit Court is an elected office serving an 8-year term.  
 
The Office of Clerk of the Circuit Court is an elected office serving an 8-year term.  
Incumbent [[Llezelle Dugger]] is seeking re-election. <ref name="2019overview" />
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Incumbent [[Llezelle Dugger]] (D) is seeking re-election. <ref name="2019overview" />
  
 
==Virginia General Assembly==
 
==Virginia General Assembly==
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Heading this off-year election, the Republican Party has a 51-49 majority in the Virginia House of Delegates. (Republicans also have a 21-19 majority in the State Senate. The governor is not up for election in 2019.)
 
   
 
   
 
===House of Delegates===
 
===House of Delegates===
The Virginia House of Delegates is one of two parts in the Virginia General Assembly, the other being the Senate of Virginia. It has 100 members elected for terms of two years.
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The Virginia House of Delegates is one of two parts in the Virginia General Assembly, the other being the Senate of Virginia. It has 100 members elected for terms of two years. See also current [https://virginiageneralassembly.gov/house/members/members.php?name=&district=&cities-counties=&capitol_address=&party= Virginia House of Delegates Member Listings]
====57th District====
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Representing Charlottesville and part of Albemarle County, incumbent Democrat [[David Toscano]] is serving his seventh term in the Virginia General Assembly. From November 2011 through December 2018, Toscano served as House Democratic Leader.
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====House of Delegates 57th District====
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''House of Delegates District 57 Description: Representing the [[57th District]], Charlottesville and part of Albemarle County.'' The total number of eligible voters registered in Virginia's 57th House of Delegates District as of 6/1/2019: 59,830 (including 32,291 in the City of Charlottesville).<ref>Virginia Department of Elections > Results/Reports > Registration Statistics > 2019 Registration Statistics https://www.elections.virginia.gov/media/Registration-Statistics/2019/05/Registrant_Count_By_House.pdf May Statistics, Registrant Counts By District Type House of Delegates, accessed June 6, 2019</ref>
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::Hillary Clinton (D) received 79.68% of the vote in '''District 57''' in the 2016 presidential election compared to 13.17% for Donald Trump (R).<ref>https://results.elections.virginia.gov/vaelections/2016%20November%20General/Site/Locality/CHARLOTTESVILLE%20CITY/Index.html 2016 November General Virginia Department of Elections</ref>
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Incumbent Democrat [[David Toscano]] announced early in 2019 that he would retire from the Virginia General Assembly. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Toscano announces retirement from House of Delegates|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/toscano-announces-retirement-from-house-of-delegates/article_f1c66908-3795-11e9-b80f-9fdc28eab1d5.html|author=Tyler Hammel|pageno=|printdate=February 24, 2019|publishdate=February 23, 2019|accessdate=February 24, 2019}}</ref> From November [[2011]] through December [[2018]], Toscano had served as House Democratic Leader.  
  
He was challenged in the Democratic primary by [[Sally Hudson]], a professor at the University of Virginia. <ref name="2019overview" />
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UVa Economics Professor [[Sally Hudson]] announced a primary challenge in late 2018. <ref name="2019overview" /> However, Toscano announced his retirement from office on February 23, 2019. 
  
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Charlottesville City Councilor [[Kathy Galvin]] announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination on [[March 14]]. <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Galvin to seek Democratic nod for 57th District seat|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/galvin-to-seek-democratic-nod-for-th-district-seat/article_3943fa4a-4112-11e9-a04d-9be9f870d093.html|author=Nolan Stout|pageno=|printdate=March 8, 2019|publishdate=March 7, 2019|accessdate=March 8, 2019}}</ref>
  
====58th District====
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{{2019 election/House57-Primary}}
Representing Greene County and parts of Albemarle, Fluvanna, and Rockingham counties, incumbent Republican [[Robert B. Bell |Bob Bell]] was elected to the chamber in 2001 and was re-elected to a new term in 2017. He is seeking re-election. <ref name="2019overview" />
 
  
==== 25th District ====
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====House of Delegates 58th District====
Del. [[Steve Landes|R. Steven Lande]]<nowiki/>s, R-Weyers Cave, chairman of the House Education Committee, will make an announcement in February after the General Assembly session. Landes has been in office for more than 22 years representing the 25th District, which covers parts of Albemarle, Augusta and Rockingham counties.
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''House of Delegates District 58 Description: Representing Greene County and parts of Albemarle, Fluvanna, and Rockingham counties''
  
Democrats [[Jenni Kitchen]] and [[Lauren Thompson]] are seeking the Democratic nomination for the seat. <ref name="2019overview" /> However, Toscano announced his retirement from office on February 23, 2019. {{fact}}
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Incumbent Republican [[Robert B. Bell |Rob Bell]] was elected to the chamber in 2001 and was re-elected to a new term in 2017. He is seeking re-election.<ref name="2019overview" />
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Democrat [[Elizabeth Alcorn]] announced in late February that she will seek her party's nomination for the seat. <ref>{{cite web|title=Elizabeth Alcorn to take on Rob Bell for 58th District seat|url=https://www.cbs19news.com/content/news/Elizabeth-Alcorn-to-take-on-Rob-Bell-for-58th-District-seat-505997651.html|author=Laura Perrot|work=News Article|publisher=|location=|publishdate=February 18, 2019|accessdate=February 28, 2019}}</ref>
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==== House of Delegates 25th District ====
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''House of Delegates District 25 Description: Representing counties of Albemarle (part), Augusta (part), and Rockingham (part)''
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Delegate Landes announced in early March that he would not seek a 13th term representing the 25th District.<ref>{{cite web|title=Delegate Landes Won't Seek Re-Election, Will Run for Augusta Clerk of Court|url=http://www.nbc29.com/story/40074195/delegate-landes-not-seeking-reelection-will-run-for-augusta-clerk-of-court|author=|work=News Article|publisher=WVIR NBC29|location=|publishdate=March 6, 2019|accessdate=March 6, 2019}}</ref>
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Soon after, three candidates came forward to contest the Republican nomination. They are businessman [[Chris Runion]], Augusta County Supervisor and JMU professor [[Marshall Pattie]] and Albemarle County farmer [[Richard Fox]]. <ref name="crowd">{{cite web|title=JMU prof & Augusta supervisor joins crowded 25th House District race|url=https://hburgcitizen.com/2019/03/08/jmu-prof-augusta-supervisor-joins-crowded-25th-house-district-race/?fbclid=IwAR2cMAm0vLGzT9Wz8GO3XU5tnvlyD7Bbe58g0rP7OZyXwMw2Y4uvD9JcXfY|author=Jermiah Knupp|work=News Article|publisher=The Harrisonburg Citizen|location=|publishdate=March 8, 2019|accessdate=March 8, 2019}}</ref> Runion won the Republican primary on [[April 27]] with 1,299 votes. Pattie received 1,041 votes and Fox received 744. <ref>{{cite web|title=Runion wins GOP primary in 25th House District|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/runion-wins-gop-primary-in-th-house-district/article_8917d2fa-6956-11e9-af94-6f79dbd11177.html|author=Jerry Blair|work=News Article|publisher=The Waynesboro News Virginian|location=|publishdate=April 28, 2019|accessdate=April 28, 2019}}</ref>
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Two Democrats sought the nomination to run in the general election. They are [[Jennifer Kitchen]] of Augusta County and [[Lauren Thompson]] of Albemarle County. <ref name="crowd" /> <ref name="2019overview" /> Kitchen emerged as the candidate. {{fact}}
  
 
===State Senate===
 
===State Senate===
  
==== 25th District ====
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==== State Senate 25th District ====
Sen. [[R. Creigh Deeds]], D-Bath, plans to seek re-election to the 25th District seat, which covers part of Albemarle County, all of Charlottesville, Buena Vista, Covington and Lexington, and all of Alleghany, Bath, Nelson, Highland and Rockbridge counties. He has served since 2001 and no candidates have emerged to challenge him. <ref name="2019overview" />
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''District 25 Description: Covers part of Albemarle County, all of Charlottesville, Buena Vista, Covington and Lexington, and all of Alleghany, Bath, Nelson, Highland and Rockbridge counties''
==== 17th District ====
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In the 17th District, Sen. [[Bryce Reeves]], R-Spotsylvania, who is in his second term, will seek re-election. He is chairman of the Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services committee. Rich Breeden of Spotsylvania, vice president of Kingfisher Systems Inc., has announced plans to seek the Republican nomination for Reeves’ seat. <ref name="2019overview" />
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Representing the 25th District, Sen. [[R. Creigh Deeds]], D-Bath, plans to seek re-election to the 25th District seat, which . He has served since 2001. <ref name="2019overview" /> Albemarle County resident [[Elliot Harding]] filed plans to run as an independent in the race. <ref>{{cite web|title=Harding running as independent against Deeds|url=https://www.cbs19news.com/content/news/Harding-running-as-independent-against-Deeds-512651471.html|author=Val Thompson|work=News Article|publisher=CBS19|location=Charlottesville, VA|publishdate=July 12, 2019|accessdate=July 14, 2019}}</ref>  <ref>{{cite-progress|title=Attorney to challenge Deeds in 25th District|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/attorney-to-challenge-deeds-in-th-district/article_e1b41041-93fe-531c-a773-bd1aedee536d.html|author=Staff reports|pageno=|printdate=July 11, 2019|publishdate=July 11, 2019|accessdate=July 14, 2019}}</ref>
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File:20160929-deeds.jpg | [[R. Creigh Deeds]]
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</gallery>
  
[[Ben Hixon]] plans to run for the seat as a Democrat. <ref>{{Cite-progress|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/culpeper-computer-scientist-seeks-to-challenge-reeves/article_e3c808c6-1f6b-11e9-936a-f37da92b5b07.html|title=Culpeper computer scientist seeks to challenge Reeves|author=|publishdate=|accessdate=}}</ref>
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==== State Senate 17th District ====
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''District 17 Description: Orange County (All), Spotsylvania County (Part), Fredericksburg City (All), Culpeper County (Part), Albemarle County (Part), Louisa County (Part)''
  
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Sen. [[Bryce Reeves]] (R-Spotsylvania), who is in his second term, will seek re-election. He is chairman of the Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services committee. Rich Breeden of Spotsylvania, vice president of Kingfisher Systems Inc., has announced plans to seek the Republican nomination for Reeves’ seat. <ref name="2019overview" />
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Amy Laufer will challenge as the Democratic nominee.
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==Becoming a Candidate==
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Candidates for office must meet certain qualifications and are required to file specific documents in order to qualify to appear on the ballot. These qualifications and requirements may vary slightly depending on whether the office sought is a local office, a general assembly seat, a statewide office, or a federal office. Generally, all candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications:
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*Be a resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia for one year immediately preceding the election.
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The board has developed and published candidate informational bulletins specific to each office type. (Local and Constitutional Offices Requirements for the June 11, 2019 Primary Elections and November 5, 2019 General Elections.) In addition to the qualifications, forms and filing requirements, candidate information bulletins provide candidates with information he/she will need to run for office.<ref>{{cite web|title= Local and Constitutional Offices Requirements for the June 11, 2019 Primary Elections and November 5, 2019 General Elections|url=https://www.elections.virginia.gov/FormsWarehouse/Files/BecomingACandidate/CandidateBulletins/2019-11-05%20Gen%20Bulletin%20Local%20and%20Constitutional%20(Rev%201-2-2019).pdf |author=|work=|publisher= Virginia Department of Elections |location=|publishdate= Revision 1/2/2019 |accessdate=January 30, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
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The 2019 general election will be held on Tuesday November 5, 2019. All 140 members of the Virginia General Assembly (House of Delegates and State Senate) will be up for reelection. Locally, among the elections are three of the five seats on the Charlottesville City Council, three of the six seats on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors

2019 Municipal Election Dates
January 2, 2019 Candidate filing period opens.[1]
January 2, 2019 Independent candidates filing starting for this election
February 27, 2019 State Board of Elections issued Official Order calling for Tueday, June 11, 2019 Party Primaries [2]
March 11, 2019, at 12 p.m. Primary candidates filing starting for this election
March 12, 2019 Charlottesville Board of Elections scheduled April 3, 2019 as date to conduct random draw to determine ballot order City Council candidates
March 28, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. Primary candidates filing deadline for this election.[3]
April 2, 2019 Parties last day to file for Primary to be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.[4]
April 3, 2019 at 5:45 p.m. Charlottesville Board of Elections conducted random draw to determine ballot order City Council candidates who qualified for the June 11 Democratic primary.[5]
April 25, 2019 Parties first day to file for General Election.[6]
June 11, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Independent candidates last day to file for General Election.[7]
June 11, 2019 Parties last day to file for General Election.[8]
June 11, 2019 Primary Election for Democratic and Republican candidates.[9]
November 5, 2019 General Election

2019 Local Elections in the Charlottesville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

Locality Office Title District Incumbent Political Party Candidate Name
1 Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney Albemarle County Democratic Jim M. Hingeley
2 Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney Albemarle County Yes Republican Robert N. Tracci
3 Albemarle County Member Board of Supervisors Rivanna District Democratic Bea LaPisto Kirtley
4 Albemarle County Member Board of Supervisors Scottsville District Democratic Donna Paula Price
5 Albemarle County Member Board of Supervisors Scottsville District Republican Michael J. Hallahan II
6 Albemarle County Member Board of Supervisors White Hall District Republican Steve Harvey II
7 Albemarle County Member Board of Supervisors White Hall District Yes Democratic Ann Huckle Mallek
8 Albemarle County Member School Board Rivanna District Independent Judy N. Le
9 Albemarle County Member School Board Rivanna District Independent Juliana Ko Arsali
10 Albemarle County Member School Board Scottsville District Independent Ellen Moore Osborne
11 Albemarle County Member School Board White Hall District Yes Independent David Dean Oberg
12 Albemarle County Member School Board At Large Albemarle County Independent Anne Elizabeth Oliver
13 Albemarle County Member School Board At Large Albemarle County Yes Independent J. S. "Jonno" Alcaro
14 Albemarle County Sheriff Albemarle County Democratic Chan R. Bryant
15 Albemarle County Sheriff Albemarle County Independent Ronnie R. Roberts
16 Albemarle County Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District Albemarle County Yes Independent Lonnie M. Murray
17 Albemarle County Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District Albemarle County Yes Independent Steven G. Meeks
1 Charlottesville City Clerk of Court Charlottesville City Yes Democratic Llezelle A. Dugger
2 Charlottesville City Member City Council Charlottesville City Democratic J. Lloyd Snook, III
3 Charlottesville City Member City Council Charlottesville City Democratic Michael K. Payne
4 Charlottesville City Member City Council Charlottesville City Democratic Sena A. Magill
5 Charlottesville City Member City Council Charlottesville City Independent Bellamy W. Brown
6 Charlottesville City Member City Council Charlottesville City Independent John Edward Hall
7 Charlottesville City Member City Council Charlottesville City Independent Paul Edward Long
8 Charlottesville City Member School Board Charlottesville City Independent Chris W. Meyer
9 Charlottesville City Member School Board Charlottesville City Independent Lashundra L. Bryson Morsberger
10 Charlottesville City Member School Board Charlottesville City Yes Independent James Edward Bryant
11 Charlottesville City Member School Board Charlottesville City Yes Independent Jennifer L. McKeever
12 Charlottesville City Member School Board Charlottesville City Yes Independent Sherry P. Kraft
13 Charlottesville City Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District Charlottesville City Yes Independent Joseph W. Thompson
1 Fluvanna County Commissioner of Revenue Fluvanna County Yes Independent A. M. "Mel" Sheridan, Jr.
2 Fluvanna County Commonwealth's Attorney Fluvanna County Yes Independent Jeffrey W. Haislip
3 Fluvanna County Member Board of Supervisors Fork Union District Yes Independent Mozell H. Booker
4 Fluvanna County Member Board of Supervisors Palmyra District Yes Independent Patricia B. Eager
5 Fluvanna County Member School Board Fork Union District Yes Independent Perrie J. Johnson
6 Fluvanna County Member School Board Palmyra District Independent James B. Kelley
7 Fluvanna County Sheriff Fluvanna County Yes Independent Eric B. Hess
8 Fluvanna County Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District Fluvanna County Yes Independent Angus A. Murdock
9 Fluvanna County Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District Fluvanna County Yes Independent Thomas A. "Tom" Pratley
10 Fluvanna County Treasurer Fluvanna County Independent Ben L. Hudson
11 Fluvanna County Treasurer Fluvanna County Independent Kim P. Oliver-Hyland
12 Fluvanna County Treasurer Fluvanna County Yes Independent Linda H. Lenherr
1 Greene County Clerk of Court Greene County Independent Amber L. Knight
2 Greene County Clerk of Court Greene County Independent Steve G. Keene
3 Greene County Clerk of Court Greene County Independent Susan E. Birckhead
4 Greene County Clerk of Court Greene County Republican Piper D. Doeppe
5 Greene County Commissioner of Revenue Greene County Independent Peggy McDaniel Ganoe
6 Greene County Commissioner of Revenue Greene County Yes Independent Larry V. "Percy" Snow
7 Greene County Commonwealth's Attorney Greene County Independent Edwin R. "Win" Consolvo
8 Greene County Commonwealth's Attorney Greene County Yes Republican Matthew D. Hardin
9 Greene County Member Board of Supervisors Monroe District Republican Stephen C. "Steve" Bowman
10 Greene County Member Board of Supervisors Monroe District Yes Independent David L. Cox
11 Greene County Member Board of Supervisors Ruckersville District Independent Davis M. Lamb
12 Greene County Member Board of Supervisors Ruckersville District Independent Tom J. Flynn
13 Greene County Member Board of Supervisors At Large Greene County Republican James K. Murphy Jr.
14 Greene County Member Board of Supervisors At Large Greene County Yes Independent Dale R. Herring
15 Greene County Member School Board Monroe District Independent Todd Michael Sansom
16 Greene County Member School Board Ruckersville District Yes Independent Sharon L. Mack
17 Greene County Member School Board At Large Greene County Independent Jason M. Tooley
18 Greene County Member School Board At Large Greene County Yes Independent Harry A. Daniel
19 Greene County Sheriff Greene County Independent Kenneth R. Collier Sr.
20 Greene County Sheriff Greene County Republican Spurgeon W. "Billy" Wade, III
21 Greene County Sheriff Greene County Yes Independent Steven S. Smith
22 Greene County Soil and Water Conservation Director Culpeper District Greene County Yes Independent Philip C. Morris
23 Greene County Soil and Water Conservation Director Culpeper District Greene County Yes Independent Robert E. Runkle
24 Greene County Treasurer Greene County Yes Independent Stephanie Allen Deal
1 Nelson County Commissioner of Revenue Nelson County Democratic Pamela C. Campbell
2 Nelson County Commonwealth's Attorney Nelson County Republican Daniel Lee Rutherford
3 Nelson County Member Board of Supervisors South District Democratic Robert G. "Skip" Barton Jr.
4 Nelson County Member Board of Supervisors South District Republican Larry D. Saunders
5 Nelson County Member Board of Supervisors West District Republican J. David Parr
6 Nelson County Member School Board South District Yes Independent Ceaser N. Perkins
7 Nelson County Member School Board West District Independent Shannon Rothgeb Powell
8 Nelson County Sheriff Nelson County Independent David W. Hill
9 Nelson County Sheriff Nelson County Republican Daniel B. Jones
10 Nelson County Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District Nelson County Independent David L. Collins
11 Nelson County Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District Nelson County Independent Kelsey A. Cowger
12 Nelson County Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District Nelson County Independent Mark H. Campbell
13 Nelson County Soil and Water Conservation Director Thomas Jefferson District Nelson County Independent W. F. "Bill" Plyler II
14 Nelson County Treasurer Nelson County Yes Democratic Angela F. "Angi" Hicks

2019 Statewide Elections in the Charlottesville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

Office Title District Incumbent Political Party Candidate Name Campaign City
Member House of Delegates 25 Democratic Jennifer L. Kitchen Craigsville
Member House of Delegates 25 Independent Janice L. Allen Rockingham
Member House of Delegates 25 Republican Chris S. Runion Bridgewater
Member House of Delegates 57 Democratic Sally L. Hudson Charlottesville
Member House of Delegates 58 Democratic Elizabeth A. Alcorn Dyke
Member House of Delegates 58 Yes Republican Robert B. Bell III Charlottesville
Member Senate of Virginia 17 Democratic Amy J. Laufer Keswick
Member Senate of Virginia 17 Yes Republican Bryce E. Reeves Fredericksburg
Member Senate of Virginia 25 Independent Elliott M. Harding Charlottesville
Member Senate of Virginia 25 Yes Democratic R. Creigh Deeds Charlottesville

Source: Candidate Lists & Referendums Virginia Department of Elections (Revised 9/9/19)

Albemarle County

Each Virginia county has an elected board of supervisors, which exercises legislative powers, enacting ordinances(local laws) and adopting an annual budget.

Albemarle County is divided into six magisterial (supervisor) districts.

Elections for supervisor and school board will be held in the Rivanna, Scottsville and White Hall magisterial districts. [10]

Board of Supervisors

Rivanna District

Incumbent Norman Dill announced early in 2019 that he would not seek a second term. [11]

Jerrod Smith and Bea LaPisto Kirtley both sought the the Democratic nomination for the November ballot. [12] [13] They held their only campaign forum of the primary election in mid-May at the Northside Library. [14] LaPisto Kirtley won the nomination and has no opposition on the ballot. However, a resident named Frank McCicche appeared on WINA in early July and told host Rob Schilling he would consider running a write-in campaign. [15]


Candidates Votes %
Bea LaPisto Kirtley (D) 896 54.2
Jerrod Smith (D) 757 45.8
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections[16]

Scottsville District

Incumbent Rick Randolph will not seek a second term. [17] [11]

Defense attorney Mike Hallahan has announced he will run for the Republican nomination for the seat. [18]

Donna Paula Price has filed paperwork to seek the Democratic nomination. [19] She announced her campaign on June 1, 2019. [20]

White Hall District

Incumbent Ann Mallek announced she will seek a fourth term on Tuesday, January 16, 2019. [11]

Republican Steve Harvey has announced he will challenge Mallek, her first opponent since 2007. [21]

School Board

Rivanna District

Incumbent Jason Buyaki, who has been on the board since 2011, will not seek another term on the board. [22]


Three candidates have filed paperwork for the open seat. They are Juliana Arsali, Nina Kaplan and Judy Le. [23] [24] [25]

Scottsville District

Incumbent Steve Koleszar, who has been on the board since 1996, announced in January that he will not seek re-election.[26]

Ellen Moore Osborne has announced she will run for the seat. [27] [28]

White Hall District

Incumbent David Oberg will seek a second four-year term. [29]

At-Large Representative

Incumbent Jonna Alcaro hasn't made a decision on re-election.

Commonwealth's Attorney

Commonwealth’s Attorney Robert Tracci, a Republican, is planning to seek re-election to a second four-year term. He made his announcement on June 25. [30]

Jim Hingeley, a former public defender and University of Virginia professor, has filed to challenge Tracci as a Democrat. [31]

Sheriff

Sheriff Chip Harding, a Republican, plans to step down after 12 years in the post. [32]

Chief Deputy Chan Bryant was the first candidate to run for sheriff as a Democrat. [33]

Patrick Estes, a former UVA football player, also ran in the Democratic primary. [34] He and Bryant are on the ballot for the June 11 primary. [35]

Bryant won the nomination in the June 11, 2019 primary.


Candidates Votes %
Chan Bryant (D) 4,527 63.65
Patrick Estes (D) 2,585 36.35
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections[36]

Ronnie Roberts, a former Charlottesville police officer and current chief of police in Louisa, will also seek the position. [37]

Soil & Water Conservation District Director

Two county seats on the nonpartisan board of directors for the Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District are up for election.

Directors Steven Meeks and Lonnie Murray plan to seek re-election. [31]

Navarre Bartz, a local resident and member of the PLACE Design Task Force, won as a write-in candidate for the open seat in the city. Joseph Thompson was re-elected. [38]

City of Charlottesville

General election will include: City Council (3 of 5 seats), Charlottesville City School Board (4 of 7 seats), Soil & Water Conservation District Director and the Clerk of Court.

Charlottesville uses a council-manager system. In this form of municipal government, the president of the council (mayor) serves on the city council—the city's primary legislative body. Since the 1928 election, all five council members have been elected at-large. Charlottesville City School Board Members have been elected by the voters since the 2006 election, prior to that, they were appointed by City Council.

City Council

Three of the five seats on the Charlottesville City Council are open. The first terms of Democrats Wes Bellamy and Mike Signer, as well as the second term of Kathy Galvin, are up on December 31, 2019.

Independents Bellamy Brown, Paul Long and John Hall; and Democrats Lloyd Snook, Michael Payne and Sena Magill are on the general election ballot. No Republicans are running for the council.

On Sept. 18, Charlottesville Area Transit posted a tweet that appeared to endorse Michael Payne. It was deleted later that day and called a "mistake" by the city staffer. [39]

Timeline of Events

  • January 8, 2019: Housing activist Michael Payne (D) announced his candidacy. Don Gathers (D) was scheduled to announce on the same Progressives for Cville ticket, but has had to delay to health issues. At that time it was unclear when or if he will re-enter the race. [40]
  • January 9, 2019: City resident and Democrat Sena Magill (D) made her announcement. [41]
  • Thursday, January 10, 2019: Lloyd Snook (D) announces his council bid and joined "a quickly growing field of candidates for three seats on Charlottesville City Council". [42]
  • January 10, 2019: Brian Pinkston (D), a project manager at the University of Virginia, announced he would also run as a Democrat. [43]
  • February 18, 2019: Former Charlottesville City Councilor Bob Fenwick (D) said that he would run as a Democrat for one of three vacant seats on the council. An official announcement was planned for March. [44] Bob Fenwick twice ran as an independent before becoming a Democrat in 2013.[citation needed]
  • Independent candidates John Edward Hall (I) and Paul Long (I) also announced they would seek election. [43] However, Hall later dropped out, but rebooted his campaign in time for the filing deadline. [45]
  • Thursday, March 28, 2019, 5:00 p.m.: Candidate filing deadline for this election.
  • As of June 1, 2019, the total reported number of eligible voters registered in the City of Charlottesville was 32,291.[47]
  • June 11, 2019: The Democratic primary
Candidates Votes %
Michael Payne (D) 3,657 24.98
Lloyd Snook (D) 3,501 23.91
Sena Magill (D) 3,183 21.74
Brian Pinkston (D) 3,073 20.99
Bob Fenwick (D) 1,277 8.38
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections[48]


  • Voters could select up to three candidate

Campaign forums

Campaign Finance

In the first campaign finance report of the year, Snook reported $28,433 in contributions for the period from January 1 to March 31. [56]

Sena Magill raised $7,872 in the period. Magill started the year with a balance of $11,723, including a $10,000 gift from Sonjia Smith. [57]

Brian Pinkston raised $10,182 in the period. So far, Pinkston has spent $2,211 on the campaign, including $999 to himself as a vendor. [58]

Michael Payne raised $9,281 in the period. [59]

Bellamy Brown, an independent candidate who joined the race in late March, reported $50 in the period. [60]

Fenwick filed a paper report and raised $849. [61]

Neither John Edward Hall or Paul Long, independents in the race, raised any money in the first quarter of the year.

City School Board

There are five candidates seeking four seats on the Charlottesville School Board in this cycle. In the 2018-2019 school year, Charlottesville City Public School enrollment was 4,561 K-12 students (Albemarle County Public School enrollment was 14,013 K-12 students.)[62]

Board members Sherry Kraft and Jennifer McKeever are seeking re-election.

Board member James Bryant, who was appointed to fill a vacancy earlier this year, is running for a full, four-year term. [31] Newcomers Christopher Meyer and Lashundra Bryson Morsberger are also on the ballot. [63]

A candidate forum was held by Charlottesville Tomorrow and Virginia Public Media in October 2019. [64]

In January 2019, board member Amy Laufer resigned after moving out of the city, and is instead running for State Senate District 17. [65] Former member and chair Ned Michie returned to the board on an interim basis to replace Laufer, but did not want to run for a full term.

Soil & Water Conservation District Director

Two city seats on the nonpartisan board of directors for the Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District are up for election. Director Joseph Thompson will seek re-election. Director Kim Tingley will not seek re-election. Albemarle Directors Steven Meeks and Lonnie Murray plan to seek re-election. [31] Director Joseph Thompson is the only candidate registered for the two available seats in Charlottesville city.[66] Navarre Bartz, a local resident and member of the PLACE Design Task Force, is running as a write-in candidate for the other seat.[67].

Charlottesville's Clerk of the Circuit Court

The Office of Clerk of the Circuit Court is an elected office serving an 8-year term. Incumbent Llezelle Dugger (D) is seeking re-election. [31]

Virginia General Assembly

Heading this off-year election, the Republican Party has a 51-49 majority in the Virginia House of Delegates. (Republicans also have a 21-19 majority in the State Senate. The governor is not up for election in 2019.)

House of Delegates

The Virginia House of Delegates is one of two parts in the Virginia General Assembly, the other being the Senate of Virginia. It has 100 members elected for terms of two years. See also current Virginia House of Delegates Member Listings

House of Delegates 57th District

House of Delegates District 57 Description: Representing the 57th District, Charlottesville and part of Albemarle County. The total number of eligible voters registered in Virginia's 57th House of Delegates District as of 6/1/2019: 59,830 (including 32,291 in the City of Charlottesville).[68]

Hillary Clinton (D) received 79.68% of the vote in District 57 in the 2016 presidential election compared to 13.17% for Donald Trump (R).[69]

Incumbent Democrat David Toscano announced early in 2019 that he would retire from the Virginia General Assembly. [70] From November 2011 through December 2018, Toscano had served as House Democratic Leader.

UVa Economics Professor Sally Hudson announced a primary challenge in late 2018. [31] However, Toscano announced his retirement from office on February 23, 2019.

Charlottesville City Councilor Kathy Galvin announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination on March 14. [71]


Candidates Votes %
Sally Hudson (D) 6,148 65.54
Kathy Galvin (D) 3,232 34.46
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections[72]

House of Delegates 58th District

House of Delegates District 58 Description: Representing Greene County and parts of Albemarle, Fluvanna, and Rockingham counties

Incumbent Republican Rob Bell was elected to the chamber in 2001 and was re-elected to a new term in 2017. He is seeking re-election.[31]

Democrat Elizabeth Alcorn announced in late February that she will seek her party's nomination for the seat. [73]

House of Delegates 25th District

House of Delegates District 25 Description: Representing counties of Albemarle (part), Augusta (part), and Rockingham (part)

Delegate Landes announced in early March that he would not seek a 13th term representing the 25th District.[74]

Soon after, three candidates came forward to contest the Republican nomination. They are businessman Chris Runion, Augusta County Supervisor and JMU professor Marshall Pattie and Albemarle County farmer Richard Fox. [42] Runion won the Republican primary on April 27 with 1,299 votes. Pattie received 1,041 votes and Fox received 744. [75]

Two Democrats sought the nomination to run in the general election. They are Jennifer Kitchen of Augusta County and Lauren Thompson of Albemarle County. [42] [31] Kitchen emerged as the candidate. [citation needed]

State Senate

State Senate 25th District

District 25 Description: Covers part of Albemarle County, all of Charlottesville, Buena Vista, Covington and Lexington, and all of Alleghany, Bath, Nelson, Highland and Rockbridge counties

Representing the 25th District, Sen. R. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, plans to seek re-election to the 25th District seat, which . He has served since 2001. [31] Albemarle County resident Elliot Harding filed plans to run as an independent in the race. [76] [77]

State Senate 17th District

District 17 Description: Orange County (All), Spotsylvania County (Part), Fredericksburg City (All), Culpeper County (Part), Albemarle County (Part), Louisa County (Part)

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania), who is in his second term, will seek re-election. He is chairman of the Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services committee. Rich Breeden of Spotsylvania, vice president of Kingfisher Systems Inc., has announced plans to seek the Republican nomination for Reeves’ seat. [31]

Amy Laufer will challenge as the Democratic nominee.

Becoming a Candidate

Candidates for office must meet certain qualifications and are required to file specific documents in order to qualify to appear on the ballot. These qualifications and requirements may vary slightly depending on whether the office sought is a local office, a general assembly seat, a statewide office, or a federal office. Generally, all candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Be qualified to vote for and hold the office sought, and
  • Be a resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia for one year immediately preceding the election.

The board has developed and published candidate informational bulletins specific to each office type. (Local and Constitutional Offices Requirements for the June 11, 2019 Primary Elections and November 5, 2019 General Elections.) In addition to the qualifications, forms and filing requirements, candidate information bulletins provide candidates with information he/she will need to run for office.[78]

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