Dawn Ashby Quick

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Quick is a graduate of Oscar Smith High School and Norfolk State University with a bachelor’s of science in accounting. Quick has worked in accounting on both the local and state levels for over 25 years and has worked as an internal auditor with NSU as well as a business tax specialist, revenue tax auditor, and accountant with the Chesapeake Office of the Commissioner of Revenue [1].  

Quick has previously run for election as a write-in candidate for Chesapeake Commissioner of Revenue in 2021. Quick’s specific goals as treasurer include modernizing the city’s tax system and spurring greater cooperation between the Office of the Treasury and City Council [1, 2, 5].

Key Issues


Quick wants to modernize the Treasurer’s office to increase security against ransomware attacks, as well as to strengthen internal controls and improve the efficiency of the system’s interactions with both the public and with city council [1].


Quick wants to bring more women of color to the field of accounting and government [1].


Democratic Party of Virginia (Chesapeake)


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