Lloyd Snook

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John LLoyd Snook, III
Lloyd Snook (D)

Democratic Nomination for Charlottesville City Council
For term to start January 2020
Term End December 2023

Biographical Information

Place of birth Plainfield, New Jersey [1]
Residence Greenbrier Neighborhood
Alma mater A.B. in Economics, Stanford University
J.D. (Honors) University of Michigan School of Law
Campaign $ VPAP
Contributions $ VPAP

Lloyd Snook was elected to the Charlottesville City Council in the November 5, 2019 general election, placing second in a six-way race. [2] [3][4] He placed 2nd in the June 11 primary.

Snook served on the Charlottesville Planning Commission from 1981-1989, including a term as chair in 1988-89.[5] He served on the board of directors of the Piedmont Housing Alliance from 2005-2016 and as chair from 2009-2016.[6][7]

Snook served as chairman of the Charlottesville Democratic Committee from 2001 to 2004 and on the party's State Central Committee in 2013.[8] He previously ran for Council, unsuccessfully, in 1990.[9] Snook disavowed then-Congressman Virgil Goode in 2000 in the wake of the latter's switch from Democratic to independent.[10]

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2019 election for City Council

At a February 23, 2019 campaign forum sponsored byLauraPAC, Snook cited his legal career as an asset. [11]

During the campaign, Snook suggested Council should work to help make the Department of Neighborhood Development Services more efficient, and should work to improve the regional transit system. [1]

General election results

Candidates Votes %
Sena Magill (D) 8,420 25.97
Lloyd Snook (D) 8,133 25.08
Michael Payne (D) 7,816 24.10
Bellamy Brown (I) 5,736 17.69
Paul Long (I) 1,253 3.86
John Edward Hall (I) 837 2.58
Write-In 232 0.72
Source: State Board of Elections[12]

Each voter could vote for up to three candidates.

Primary results

Candidates Votes %
Michael Payne (D) 3,657 24.98
Lloyd Snook (D) 3,501 23.91
Sena Magill (D) 3,183 21.74
Brian Pinkston (D) 3,073 20.99
Bob Fenwick (D) 1,277 8.38
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections[13]

  • Voters could select up to three candidate


  1. 1.0 1.1 Web. Snook: Council needs to ‘work together’, Tyler Hammel, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, June 7, 2019, retrieved June 9, 2019.
  2. Web. Democrats Magill, Snook, Payne sweep City Council race, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, November 5, 2019, retrieved November 5, 2019.
  3. Web. Def. Attorney Lloyd Snook Announces City Council Bid, Matt Talheim, News Article, WVIR NBC29, January 10, 2019, retrieved January 10, 2019.
  4. Web. Lloyd Snook Formally Announces Bid for City Council, Matt Talheim, News Article, WVIR NBC29, January 15, 2019, retrieved January 17, 2019.
  5. Web. Meet Lloyd Snook, President of the Board, Piedmont Housing Alliance, March 10, 2016, retrieved 2019-01-18.
  6. Web. Piedmont Housing Alliance Incorporated: Form 990 for period ending June 2010, ProPublica Nonprofit Explorer, June 2009, retrieved 2019-01-18.
  7. Web. Piedmont Housing Alliance Incorporated: Form 990 for period ending June 2016, ProPublica Nonprofit Explorer, June 2016, retrieved 2019-01-18.
  8. Web. Political Fallout, WVTF, May 7, 2013, retrieved 2019-01-17.
  9. Web. Three more candidates plan council campaigns, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, January 10, 2019, retrieved 2019-01-17.
  10. Web. Letters to the Editor: Lloyd Snook Speaks Out on Virgil Goode, The Home Page of George Edward Loper, January 2000, retrieved 2019-01-17.
  11. Web. Five Democratic council candidates make their cases at forum, Tyler Hammel, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 23, 2019, retrieved February 24, 2019.
  12. Web. 2015 November General, State Board of Elections, November 6, 2011, retrieved November 12, 2019.
  13. Web. 2019 June Primary Results - Charlottesville, State Board of Elections, June 11, 2019, retrieved June 12, 2019.

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