Christopher R. Mathews

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

Mathews attended Virginia Peninsula Community College and is a former aircraft mechanic [3].

Key Issues

Economy

Mathews believes zoning can be “bureaucratic” in some areas and limit business growth [4].

Housing

Mathews wants to keep costs of living low by eliminating waste and finding solutions to lower taxes.

Infrastructure

Mathews wants to improve city infrastructure such as stormwater management, which he believes is in need of repair before a resiliency plan can be put into action [3].

Public Safety

Mathews advocates for volunteering, believing that it brings neighbors closer together and improves safety [3]. He supports positive influences in reducing chances for community violence [4].

Veterans

Mathews is piloting a volunteer tutor/mentorship youth program carried out by veterans, and it is currently being developed in conjunction with the Veteran Students Association at Virginia Peninsula Community College [3].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 Icon Construction LLC
2 VPAP
3 Daily Press
4 The Virginian-Pilot
5 Facebook