Christopher B. Jones

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Incumbent


Christopher B. Jones earned his BA from James Madison University. He served as Mayor of Harrisonburg from 2015-2017 and has served as a city councilman since 2014. He is a 2013 graduate of the City of Harrisonburg Citizen Academy and former president of the Harrionsonburg-Rockingham NAACP. Jones has also previously served as a council representative on the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce, Deer Population Task Force, and School Liaison Committee. While a senior at James Madison University, Jones led a march that contributed to the establishment of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a university holiday [1, 2, 3, 4].

Key Issues

Small Businesses

Jones seeks to increase employment and funding for small businesses. In his previous role on the Harrisonburg City Council, Jones grew small businesses owned by Black entrepreneurs [3].


Harrisonburg Democratic Committee; Eileen Filler-Corn, Former Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates; Rural GroundGame


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