Election day* mAY 1, 2018

Chesapeake City Council

The current election will have five council seats open to be filled.  Those elected will take office 

July 1, 2018 and the term will last for four years.  There is also one special election council seat were the term will last for two years.

The seats are at large positions to represent the areas of Greenbrier, South Norfolk, Western Branch, Great Bridge, Indian River, Deep Creek, and Hickory.

The mayor position will be voted upon separately from the other council seats.

Campaign Sitings

Campaign Kickoff is January 28, 2018


Neighborhood Walk February 21, 2018

Providence Square Community


Neighborhood Walk February 22, 2018

Fairfield/Parkwood Community


Neighborhood Walk February 23, 2018

Sunrise Hills Community


Meet & Greet  February 24, 2018

Chesapeake Democratic Women

2-4 PM

Ultra Lounge, 5957 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. Norfolk VA


Neighborhood Walk February 28, 2018

Georgetown Manor Community


Meet and Greet Law Enforcement

March 2, 2018

Chesapeake FOP Lodge #9

110 Kempsville Road



Meet and Greet Deep Creek Neighborhood

March 3, 2018

727 Meta Pointe Drive



Neighborhood Walk March 7, 2018

Crestwood Manor


Neighborhood Walk March 9, 2018

Camden Crossing


Meet and Greet 

March 10, 2018

Aloft Hotel

1454 Crossways Blvd



Prayer Breakfast

March 24, 2018

Mount Zion Fellowship Hall

900 Middlesex Street, Norfolk


$20 Tickets

Meet and Greet

April 15, 2018

709 Eden Way



If you would like to help please indicate how outside of making donations.

  1. Host a meet and greet
  2. Put up a yard sign
  3. Distribute literature in neighborhoods.
  4. Help make telephone calls.
  5. Tell your friends to vote for Les Smith
  6. Be a neighborhood or issue advisor
  7. Promote Les Smith on social media
  8. Drive voters to the polls on election day


Ramona Taylor

Al Alexander

Matthew Mattson

Vivian Curry

Dr. William Ward

Beatrice Clark

Betty Smith

Denise Hollingsworth

Bettie Anderson

Winston Odom

Thomas Johnson

Dr. Ella Ward

Demeatrice Reed

Reverend Glenda Kelly

Betty Spencer

Arthur Bailey

John Bryant

Tim Jones

Reverend Christian Savage

Tierra Langley

Cheryl Brooks

Bryan Collins

Laurence Aikens

Lenard Coburn

Misha Clemons

Delores Gee

Eddie Franklin

Carol Cherry

Dr. Margaret Timmons

Audrey Potts

Reverend Sandi Hutchinson

Reverend James Edwards III

Ray Patel

Thomas Alexander


Delegate Cliff Hayes

Chesapeake Democratic Committee

Leslie Renaldi- Suffolk Democratic Chair

Senator Lionell Spruill Sr.

New Chesapeake Men for Progress

Linwood Fisher- Norfolk City Democratic Committee

International Brotherhood of Police Officers

Chesapeake Education Association (CEA)


Deborah Smith

Reverend Carl Sherrill

Laura Gall

Shannon Hardwick

James Taliaferro

LaVerne Avant

Sherney Alexander

Mathilda Alexander

Oscar Saunders

Dr. Patricia King

Nicole Varnado

Imagene Mallory

Michael McKee

Macell Grandison

Nina Minor

Jackie Menfee

Randy Menefee

Mary Frye

Adam Saunders

Nathaniel Williams

Dana Davis

Valgene Edwards

Lisa Temple

Denelle Alexander

Councilman Dwight Parker

Kismet Nettles

Larry Spruill

Otha Cannady

Lajuana Buhmann

Greg Proctor Jr.

Gwsendolyn Proctor