J. Lloyd Snook III

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Incumbent


J. Lloyd Snook III graduated from Stanford University with a BA in Economics and graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan with a law degree focused in criminal and constitutional law. Snook is a lawyer specializing in criminal law, specifically major felonies, at the law firm Snook and Haughey. He argued the cases of men on death row in front of the Supreme Court. Snook is currently on the Charlottesville City Council and the mayor of Charlottesville [1, 3, 4, 5].

Key Issues


Snook wants to modernize schools in Charlottesville through improving buildings and technology [1, 2, 4, 5].


Snook wants to make Charlottesville more accessible to environmentally friendly methods of transportation such as walking or biking by increasing the amount of sidewalks and bike lanes [1, 2, 4, 5].


Snook wants to build more housing for low-income residents as well as build more duplexes and small apartments to create more homes without changing the character of the neighborhoods. Snook helped adopt the Affordable Housing Plan in 2021 [1, 2, 4, 5].


Charlottesville Democratic Committee


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