Chesapeake & Norfolk Divisions Endorse Candidates for City Council

Chesapeake & Norfolk Divisions Endorse Candidates for City Council
The Chesapeake and Norfolk Division Boards conducted an in - depth analysis of the candidates over the last several months including questionnaires, forums and interviews with over 30 candidates on the issues specifically impacting the region's economy, quality of life, education, and workforce development.

 

 

Tuesday, May 1st is an important day in the region. The citizens of Chesapeake and Norfolk have the opportunity to vote and select their representatives on City Council and  School Boards.  These important elected officials manage our municipal and educational operations that ultimately impact the business community. 

The Chesapeake and Norfolk Division Boards conducted an in - depth analysis of the candidates over the last several months including questionnaires, forums  and interviews with over 30 candidates on the issues specifically impacting the region's economy, quality of life, education, and workforce development.  After this extensive candidate evaluation process, the Chesapeake and Norfolk Division's have endorsed the following candidates for City Council and respectfully urge the membership of the Hampton Roads Chamber to vote for them on Tuesday, May 1st. Voting for all levels of government is important for our participatory democracy!

                                                                     City of Chesapeake

Mayoral Seat (2-year) 
Richard W. "Rick" West

At-Large Seats (4-year) 
R. Steve Best
Roland J. Davis, Jr. 
Susan R. Vitale
Matthew R. "Matt" Hamel
Ella P. Ward

Special Election (2 year) 
Dwight M. Parker

The Norfolk Division of the Hampton Roads Chamber endorses the following candidates for election to Norfolk City Council:

Ward 1: Martin Thomas

Ward 2: Courtney Doyle

Ward 3: Mamie Johnson

Ward 5: Tommy Smigiel

The Polls open at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1st.  Please share these recommendations with your employees and business associates. 

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