Yasmine Washington

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Yasmine Washington was an independent candidate for Charlottesville City Council in the 2021 election. [1] She initially run as a Democrat but opted to run as an independent after not qualifying for the ballot. [2]

Washington placed third in the November 2, 2021 election. [3] [4] [5]

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2021 election

Candidates Votes %
Juandiego Wade (D) 11,730 42.51
Brian Pinkston (D) 10,161 36.82
Yasmine Washington (I) 3,482 12.62
Nikuyah Walker (I) 1,928 6.99
Write-In 292 1.06
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections[6]

Voters could cast two votes, one for each of the two seats available, hence the percentages do not total 100%. Walker withdrew from the race but was still listed on the ballot


Washington graduated from Albemarle High School. She has worked on the campaigns of Albemarle Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Hingeley and Cameron Webb in his 5th District race in the 2020 election. [7]


  1. Web. Regular council meeting watcher Yas Washington wants a seat at the dais, Charlotte Rene Woods, News Article, Charlottesville Tomorrow, February 25, 2021, retrieved February 27, 2021.
  2. Web. Democratic field for City Council finalized; Hill not running for re-election, Ginny Bixby, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, March 29, 2021, retrieved March 30, 2021.
  3. Web. Pinkston and Wade to fill city council seats, Macy Moors, News Article, CBS19 News, November 3, 2021, retrieved November 17, 2021.
  4. Web. ELECTION RESULTS: Wade, Pinkston win Charlottesville City Council, Paige keeps Albemarle County School Board seat, Charlotte Rene Woods & Jessie Higgins, News Article, Charlottesville Tomorrow, November 2, 2021, retrieved November 17, 2021.
  5. Web. Wade and Pinkston win City Council seats, WINA Staff, News Article, Newsradio 1070 WINA, retrieved November 17, 2021.
  6. Web. [ 2021 November General Results - Albemarle County], Virginia Department of Elections, November 17, 2021, retrieved November 17, 2021.
  7. Web. Watch Now: New City Council candidate says now is the time to get involved, Bryan MacKenzie, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, February 28, 2021, retrieved March 1, 2021.

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