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School Board

Charlottesville's School Board has seven members that serve staggered, four-year terms. Each member is elected "at-large," representing the city as a whole.

General Election

Shymora Cooper 7,960 26%
Amanda Burns 7,930 26%
Christopher Meyer 7,287 24%
Nicole Richardson 6,544 22%
Write-In 596 2%


Amanda Burns

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Christopher Meyer

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Nicole Richardson

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Shymora Cooper

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In the news


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Primary voting

The state of Virginia has “open primaries.” You can vote in either party’s primary but you cannot vote in both.

Early voting

In-person early voting begins Friday, May 3rd, 2024.