John E. Paige

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


John “JP” Paige graduated from Norfolk State University, majoring in Hotel/Restaurant Management, then earned an M.S. in Management from Troy State University. Paige has worked as an Adjunct Professor at Norfolk State University, as well as Director of Student Services for the School of Business. He is a U.S. Air Force veteran, and he has also worked in the hospitality industry [1]. Paige was a licensed practitioner at the CLP Financial Group and a compliance manager at Via. He has also been a financial service representative at Northwestern Mutual. Since 2011, Paige has been the owner of Everett Service Provider LLC, a company in the paratransit field [5].

Key Issues

Law Enforcement


Paige is in favor of the additional retirement compensation measures for police officers. He believes many in the Virginia community have good things to say about Norfolk’s chief of police [3].

Public Safety

Paige plans to reduce crime and gun violence through more accessible social services as well as teaching conflict resolution [1].


Paige wants to pay educators fairly and equitably. He believes this will allow for schools to become safer environments [1].


Paige wants to attract new development and support local businesses in order to revitalize neighborhoods [1].


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