2019 election

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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

  • Candidate filing period opens Wednesday January 2, 2019[1]
  • Candidate filing deadline for this election is Thursday March 28, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.[2]
  • The primary for Democratic and Republican candidates (if held) will be on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.[3] That will also be the deadline for independent candidates to qualify for the ballot.

Albemarle County

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

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

Rivanna

Incumbent Norman Dill has announced he will not seek a second term.

Scottsville

Incumbent Rick Randolph has not announced whether he will seek a second term. [4]

White Hall

Incumbent Ann Mallek will announce if she will seek a fourth term on Tuesday, January 16, 2019. [4]

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.

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

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.

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. [5]

City resident and Democrat Sena Magill made her announcement on January 9, 2019. [6]

Defense attorney Lloyd Snook is set to announce on January 16. [citation needed]

City School Board

There will also be elections for four (4) of the seven (7) seats on the City School Board.

Soil & Water Conservation District Director

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.

Virginia General Assembly

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.

57th District

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.

58th District

Representing Greene County and parts of Albemarle, Fluvanna, and Rockingham counties, incumbent Republican Bob Bell was elected to the chamber in 2001 and was re-elected to a new term in 2017.

State Senate


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References

  1. Web. Candidate Bulletin: Local and Constitutional Offices Requirements for the June 11, 2019 Primary Elections, and November 5, 2019 General Elections, Virginia Department of Elections, Virginia Department of Elections, November 5, 2018, retrieved January 2, 2019.
  2. Web. Candidate Bulletin: Local and Constitutional Offices Requirements for the June 11, 2019 Primary Elections, and November 5, 2019 General Elections, Virginia Department of Elections, Virginia Department of Elections, November 5, 2018, retrieved January 2, 2019.
  3. Web. Candidate Bulletin: Local and Constitutional Offices Requirements for the June 11, 2019 Primary Elections, and November 5, 2019 General Elections, Virginia Department of Elections, Virginia Department of Elections, November 5, 2018, retrieved January 2, 2019.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Web. Dill not running again; Gallaway named Albemarle supervisors chairman, Allison Wrabel, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, January 10, 2019, retrieved January 10, 2019.
  5. Web. Gathers, Payne running for City Council, Staff reports, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, January 7, 2019, retrieved January 10, 2019.
  6. Web. Sena Magill, Region Ten board member, launches council campaign, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, January 9, 2019, retrieved January 10, 2019.