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- 1 2023 Election Calendar & Office Term
- 2 Municipal races
- 2.1 Albemarle County
- 2.2 City of Charlottesville
- 2.3 Fluvanna County
- 2.4 Greene County
- 2.5 Louisa County
- 2.6 Nelson County
- 2.7 Virginia legislative races
- 2.8 Redistricting following the 2020 census
- 2.9 House of Delegates
- 2.10 Virginia State Senate
- 2.11 References
- 2.12 External Links
2023 Election Calendar & Office Term
|YEAR||PRIMARY ELECTION||GENERAL ELECTION||TYPE||OFFICE||TERM|
|2023||June 20, 2023||November 7, 2023||Local||City Council (3 seats: Sena Magill; Lloyd Snook; Michael Payne seats)||4-year|
|2023||June 20, 2023||November 7, 2023||Local||City School Board (4 seats)||4-year|
|2023||June 20, 2023||November 7, 2023||Local||Albemarle Board of Supervisors (3 seats)||4-year|
|2023||June 20, 2023||November 7, 2023||Local||Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors (2 seats)||4-year|
|2023||June 20, 2023||November 7, 2023||Local||Greene County Board of Supervisors (3 seats)||4-year|
|2023||June 20, 2023||November 7, 2023||Local||Louisa County Board of Supervisors (3 seats)||4-year|
|2023||June 20, 2023||November 7, 2023||Local||Nelson County Board of Supervisors (2 seats)||4-year|
|2023||June 20, 2023||November 7, 2023||Local||Soil & Water Conservation District Director||4-year|
|2023||June 20, 2023||November 7, 2023||State||State Delegate, 54th District (Sally L. Hudson's seat)||2-year|
|2023||June 20, 2023||November 7, 2023||State||State Senate, 11th District||4-year|
There are three seats up for election for the Board of Supervisors with races in the Rivanna, Scottsville, and White Hall Districts. The Board of Supervisors of Albemarle County is composed of six members, one from each magisterial district. Supervisors are elected for four-year terms which are staggered at two-year intervals. Albemarle County is one of 95 counties in Virginia holding an election for Board of Supervisors.
The Rivanna District was technically uncontested in 2019 but Democrat Bea LaPisto Kirtley defeated write-in candidate Michael Johnson with 66 percent of the vote. Johnson raised nearly $100,000. Hallahan raised $92,256.
Supervisor Donna Price has stated she will not seek reelection to a second term, leaving at least one open race. The Virginia Public Access Project lists that a Mike Pruit as a candidate for the seat. This seat was contested in 2019 when Price defeated Republican Michael Hallahan with 55.2 percent of the vote.
White Hall District
Democrat Ann Mallek has won four elections to the White Hall District including a win over Republican Steve Harvey with 56.7 percent. Mallek ran unopposed in 2011 and 2015 but defeated Republican incumbent David Wyant in 2007 with 55.7 percent of the vote.
City of Charlottesville
Three of the city’s at-large seats are up this year. First-time Democrats Sena Magill, Michael Payne, and Lloyd Snook may or may not be on the ballot depending on what they announce. Charlottesville is one of only three cities in the state holding city council elections in 2023.
Charlottesville is one of only three cities in the state holding school board elections in 2023.
Two of the five seats on the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors are up for election. These are the Fork Union District seat held by Mozell Booker and the Palmyra District seat held by Patricia Eager. Both Booker and Eager ran unopposed in 2019.
There are three seats up for election in Greene County. These are for the Ruckersville District seat held by Independent Davis Lamb, the Monroe District seat held by Republican Steve Bowman, and the at-large seat held by Dale Herring.
In 2019, Lamb defeated Thomas Joseph Flynn with 52.8 percent of the vote. Incumbent Herring defeated James Murphy 3,373 votes to 2,647 votes. Bowman beat incumbent David Cox for the Monroe District seat 756 votes to 636 votes.
In Louisa County, three of seven Supervisor seats will be on the ballot. These are the Cuckoo District seat held by Willie Gentry Jr, the Louisa District seat occupied by Eric Purcell, and the Jackson District seat held by R. T. “Toni” Williams.
Both Gentry and Purcell were unopposed in 2019. Williams won election in a contested race with 64 percent of the vote.
Two of Nelson County’s five seats are up for election. These are the West District seat held by J. David Parr and the South District seat held by Robert “Skip” Barton. Parr was unopposed in 2019. Barton defeated Larry Saunders in a close race with 560 votes to 510 for his opponent.
Virginia legislative races
All 100 districts in the Virginia House of Delegates and all 40 districts in the Virginia Senate have been redrawn and will be in use for the first time in the 2023 election. 
Redistricting following the 2020 census
- April 26, 2021: The U.S. Census Bureau delivered apportionment counts.
- December 28, 2021: The Virginia Supreme Court unanimously approved new congressional and state legislative maps.
- City of Charlottesville:
- House District 11: changes in the November, 2023 election. Representation from that election begins January, 2024.
- Senate District 54: changes in the November, 2023 election. Representation from that election begins January, 2024.
House of Delegates
Virginia State Senate
There are four Republicans running including Duane Adams, the Mineral District Supervisor in Louisa County. The others are Sally Brindley, Jack Dyer, and John McGuire.
The Senate map, recently approved (December 28, 2021) by the Virginia Supreme Court, places Deeds in the 2nd District. Deeds says more than 60% of his current constituents are in the area that includes Charlottesville, Albemarle County, and Nelson County, which are now part of Senate District 11. Deeds is making the move from Bath County so he can run for office in the new 11th District. 
- Web. SCHEDULE OF GENERAL ELECTIONS, DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS, REV11/2021, retrieved November 16, 2022.
- Web. Deeds announces re-election campaign, News Staff, News Article, CBS19, September 19, 2022, retrieved September 24, 2022.
- Web. New legislative districts now in effect, News Article, Town Crier Productions, December 29, 2021, retrieved June 6, 2022.
- Web. Del. Sally Hudson announces run for State Senate seat, Eva Surovell, News Article, Cavalier Daily, November 21, 2022, retrieved November 24, 2022.
- https://www.nbc29.com/2022/01/04/va-state-sen-deeds-moving-run-new-11th-district/ Creigh Deeds(WVIR) By Andrew Webb Published: Jan. 4, 2022 at 4:13 PM EST