Elaine L. Fekete

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Elaine Fekete earned her BS from Virginia Tech. She worked in New York City as a Buyer and Product Developer/Designer for Lord & Taylor and May Company. Fekete is now a realtor and is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Virginia Association of Realtors, and the Hampton Roads Association of Realtors [1, 7]. She is also the vice president of the Sandbridge Beach Civic League [6].

Key Issues


Fekete is against regulations on short-term rentals. She has been an advocate against increasing regulations on short-term rentals, particularly smaller ones and more residential ones [5]. She also supports the keeping of backyard hens [2].


Fekete supports programs such as the agricultural reserve program, or ARP, which preserves farmland in the city [6].


Fekete wants to remain mindful of the events that took place during Hurricane Matthew and ensure the city has reliable, well-maintained stormwater infrastructure to prevent flooding [1].


Fekete wants to lower fees for trash pickup, water and other utility taxes and is against raising any taxes or fees [1]. She also supports relief on the city’s prepared food/restaurant tax [2].

Law Enforcement

Fekete is in favor of training police to high standards and wants to ensure they have the tools necessary to address problems [1].


Fekete wants to provide dependable sources of revenue to public schools and wants to support teachers [1].


Republican Party of Virginia Beach


1 Elained Fekete for City Council 
3 Facebook 
4 13NewsNow 
5 Rent Responsibly 
6 The Princess Anne Independent News 
7 Sandbridge Sales
8 Republican Party of Virginia Beach