Dave Chapman

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Warner David "Dave" Chapman is a graduate of the U.Va School of Law [1] and has been the Commonwealth's Attorney for the City of Charlottesville[2] since 1994.

Chapman declined to run for re-election in 2017, saying he "doesn't want to be that person who stayed too long."[3]

Election history

Chapman's first election in Charlottesville was a defeat of Steve Deaton for the Democratic party's nomination in the 1993 caucus. He won office with no general election opponent.[4] Chapman ran unopposed until the the 2013 Democratic primary, when Chapman again defeated Deaton. [5]


  1. Web. 1970s Class Notes, In House Publication, University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, retrieved May 14, 2024.
  2. Web. Charlottesville - Commonwealth's Attorney office, City of Charlottesville, December 15, 2010, retrieved December 15, 2010.
  3. Web. Charlottesville Commonwealth’s Attorney Not Seeking Re-Election, nbc29.com
  4. Web. Candidate Profile - Warner Davies Chapman, Database, Virginia Elections Database, retrieved May 14, 2024.
  5. Web. How did Charlottesville untie its June 11 primary election?, Rick Sincere, Virginia Politics on Demand, June 17, 2013, retrieved June 18, 2013.[dead link]