Norfolk, like other Virginia localities, adopted a redistricting plan last year. The plan, approved by the U.S. Justice Department, moves a single precinct for this election: Barron Black, my precinct, was moved from Ward 6 to Ward 7.
Unlike most other Virginia localities, Norfolk does not elect its school board so these two races will be the only ones on the ballot.
The candidates in Ward 6 are:
The candidates in Ward 7 are:
Click on the candidate’s name to access their websites, where most have links to their Facebook pages and Twitter accounts. Note that * = incumbent.
I renew my offer to the candidates to submit an article for publication here about why you are running and what you hope to accomplish – or whatever topic you feel the voters of Norfolk should know. Use the Contact Me link to do so.
I will be writing more about these contests in the coming weeks.