|Term Start||Jan. 2020|
|Term End||Dec. 2023|
|Preceded by||Pam Riley|
Albemarle County Board of Supervisors
|Term Start||Jan. 2016|
|Term End||Dec. 2019|
|Preceded by||Jane Dittmar|
|Succeeded by||Donna Paula Price|
|Term Start||Jan. 2012|
|Term End||Dec. 2015|
|Preceded by||Linda Porterfield|
|Succeeded by||Pam Riley |
|Date of birth||March 17, 1947
Richard Randolph is the Scottsville District representative to the Albemarle County Planning Commission. He was appointed to serve on the commission in January 2020, with a term continuing through 2023. 
Randolph served as the Scottsville District representative on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors from 2016 to 2019.  He did not seek election to a second term as supervisor, citing the demands of the job and a desire to prioritize time with family.
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|Candidate Profile Resources|
|Candidate||Richard Randolph (D)|
|Office||Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, Scottsville District|
|Election year||2015 election|
|Candidate interviews by Charlottesville Tomorrow|
|Candidate interview transcript|
|Candidate interview audio|
|Rick Randolph (D) (winner)||1,841||57.05|
|Earl Smith (R)||1,378||42.70|
|Source: State Board of Elections|
Campaign for interim supervisor
Randolph applied for the open supervisor vacancy left when Chris Dumler resigned the position in early June 2013.   He also stated he will not seek the position in the November 2013 special election.
Sent to the press: "I am today announcing my candidacy for the interim position as the Scottsville representative on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors.
"I intend to respect the wishes of the county executive and of what I took as the majority thinking of the Board of Supervisors at their meeting last Wednesday, by not actively seeking election to this seat in this November’s election. My only interest is to ensure that the Scottsville district is again represented as soon as possible by a strong, effective voice for community participation in local governmental decision-making, for the preservation of the values and freedoms that rural residents should reasonably expect, for adherence to the comprehensive plan’s vision of the current lines of demarcation between growth areas and planned development and for the delivery of the best educational services possible within the context of traditional neighborhood schools.
"In the Scottsville district I will seek to ensure that cell phone coverage is further enhanced along the route 20 corridor between the Town of Scottsville and Charlottesville, response times are further improved by the Albemarle County police to resident requests for assistance and property taxes are kept as low as possible for the elderly and people on fixed incomes.
"In the coming weeks I will be meeting with residents of Scottsville to hear their concerns about the future of our district and to address my vision of how I can best represent the protection of their interests over the coming months.
- Web. Albemarle County Board of Supervisors Appoint New Planning Commission Members, Press Releases, Albemarle County, January 7, 2016, retrieved January 8, 2016.
- Web. Albemarle County Board of Supervisors actions report for January 8, 2020, Albemarle County, Lane Auditorium, County Office Building, retrieved March 7, 2021.
- Web. Albemarle planners recommend approval of controversial Rio project, Allison Wrabel, Daily Progress, Berkshire Hathaway, January 14, 2020, retrieved March 9, 2021.
- Web. Albemarle County supervisors select chair, vice chair, Michael Bragg, Daily Progress, Berkshire Hathaway, January 6, 2016, retrieved March 9, 2021.
- Web. Albemarle finished fiscal 19 with $5.9 million surplus, Allison Wrabel, Daily Progress, Berkshire Hathaway, December 18, 2019, retrieved March 9, 2021.
- Web. Albemarle Supervisor Randolph won’t seek re-election, Allison Wrabel, Daily Progress, Berkshire Hathaway, February 14, 2019, retrieved March 9, 2021.
- Web. Albemarle Planning Commissioner announces candidacy for Scottsville supervisor, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, May 4, 2015, retrieved May 5, 2015.
- 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.
- Web. November 2015 General Election Official Results, State Board of Elections, November 5, 2015, retrieved July 28, 2016.
- Web. Dumler resigns from Albemarle Board of Supervisors, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, June 5, 2013, retrieved June 5, 2013.
- Web. Statements from Candidates Seeking Appointment as the Scottsville District Representative to the Board of Supervisors, County of Albemarle, June 2013, retrieved September 30, 2021.
- Web. County body still taking shape for ’12, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, January 10, 2012, retrieved January 12, 2011.
- Web. Two newcomers to join Planning Commission, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, January 13, 2008, retrieved November 11, 2014.