Lawrence Gaughan

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Lawrence Gaughan
Lawrence Gaughan

District Rivanna
Party Independent
Election November 3, 2015
For term to start Jan. 2016
Term End Dec. 2019
Incumbent Ken Boyd

Virginia's Fifth Congressional District
District Scottsville
Term Start Jan. 2015
Term End Dec. 2017
Preceded by Robert Hurt

Biographical Information

Residence Albemarle County, Virginia
Profession Executive Director, GOV360.

Lawrence Gaughan was an independent candidate for the Rivanna Magisterial District seat on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors in the 2015 election. He received 6 percent of the vote, losing to Democrat Norman Dill. [1]

In 2014, he ran as a Democrat in the Fifth District Congressional Race

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2015 election

On March 10, 2015, he filed a statement of qualifications with the county registrar that indicated he would seek the Democratic nomination. He made a formal announcement at the Bamboo House on April 13, 2015. [2]

He amended his statement on April 16 to indicate he would be an independent. In a statement, Gaughan said he believed local races should be non-partisan. [3]

Candidate Profile Resources
Candidate Lawrence Gaughan (I)
Office Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, Rivanna District
Election year 2015 election
Logo-small25.jpg Candidate interviews by Charlottesville Tomorrow
Candidate interview transcript
Candidate interview audio



Candidates Votes %
Norman Dill (D) (winner) 2,051 48.3
Richard Lloyd (R) 1,936 45.6
Lawrence Gaughan (I) 257 6.05
Write-In 2 0.05
Source: State Board of Elections[4]

External links

Campaign website


  1. Web. Democrats Randolph, Dill, Mallek win seats on Albemarle Board of Supervisors, Staff reports, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, November 3, 2015, retrieved November 3, 2015.
  2. Web. Gaughan Enters Race to Represent Rivanna District, Cat Boardman, NBC 29, Charlottesville, April 13, 2015, retrieved August 24, 2015.
  3. Web. Gaughan Changes Political Party, NBC 29, Charlottesville, April 20, 2015, retrieved August 12, 2015.
  4. Web. November 2015 General Election Official Results, State Board of Elections, November 5, 2015, retrieved July 28, 2016.