Virginia Sheriffs’ Elections

Sheriffs in Virginia are elected by the public every 4 years.  The city sheriffs’ elections were held November 7, 2017 and the county sheriffs’ next election will be in November 2019.  Below are the unofficial results of the November 7, 2017 county sheriffs’ elections based on the State Board of Elections website.

Virginia State Board of Elections Website


2017 Unofficial Sheriffs’ Election Results

*= incumbent
Bold = winner



Locality Candidates Party
City of Alexandria Dana A. Lawhorne* Democrat
City of Bristol Joe R. Mink Democrat
David H. Maples Republican
Randy D. Campbelll Independent
City of Buena Vista W. R. “Randy” Hamilton* Independent
City of Charlottesville James E. Brown, III* Democrat
City of Chesapeake Jim J. O’Sullivan* Republican
City of Colonial Heights Todd B. Wilson* Independent
City of Danville Michael S. “Mike” Mondul* Independent
City of Emporia D. Keith Prince, Jr. Independent
Sam C. Brown* Independent
City of Falls Church S. Stephen Bittle* Democrat
City of Fredericksburg Paul W. Higgs* Independent
City of Hampton B. J. Roberts* Democrat
City of Hopewell John Henry Holloway, Sr. Independent
Steve M. Kephart, Jr. Independent
Travis L. Stanley Independent
Kevin D. Johnson Independent
City of Lynchburg Donald T “Don” Sloan* Republican
City of Martinsville Steve M. Draper* Independent
Jackie R. Dillard Independent
City of Newport News Gabe A. Morgan* Democrat
City of Norfolk Joseph P. “Joe” Baron* Democrat
Neil H. Bradley, Jr. Independent
Sean C. Jones Independent
R. L. “Reggie” Spruill Independent
City of Norton Carlos J. Noaks* Independent
City of Petersburg Vanessa R. Crawford* Democrat
Corey L. Brown, Sr. Independent
City of Portsmouth Michael A. Moore Democrat
W. O. “Bill” Watson* Independent
Glenn Perry, Sr. Independent
Pulaski County Michael W. “Mike” Worrell* Democrat
D. Mike Honaker, Jr. Republican
Norman W. “Buck” Dowdy, II Independent
Brian G. Wade Independent
City of Radford Mark R. Armentrout* Republican
City of Richmond Antionette V. Irving Democrat
Nicole D. Jackson Independent
Emmett Johnson Jafari Independent
City of Roanoke Tim A. Allen* Democrat
McLaren G. “Mac” Westland Republican
William R. Billingsley Independent
City of Salem David C. Wells Republican
Jacob C. Carroll Independent
Flint E. Wright Independent
April M. Staton Independent
Tim W. Sutphin Independent
Richard A. Goodman Independent
City of Staunton Matt H. Robertson Republican
City of Suffolk E. C. Harris* Independent
Sussex County Ernest L. Giles, Sr.* Independent
City of Virginia Beach John L. Bell, Jr. Democrat
Kenneth W. “Ken” Stolle* Republican
City of Waynesboro Joe Harris, Jr.* Republican
Joseph A. Davis Independent
City of Winchester Greg E. Lambert Democrat
  Les R. Taylor* Republican







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