John R. Eley III

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

John R. Eley III graduated from Menchville High School in 2002. He is the owner of Your Hair Boutique and works as a marketing consultant [1]. He previously served on the Newport News City School Board in 2016 and 2020 [3].

Key Issues

Education

Eley has stated that he would prioritize increasing teachers’ salaries, improving career training, and promoting the arts in schools if he were elected [4].

Gun Policy

Eley advocates for uniting families to come up with solutions to stop gun violence. He organized the Save Our Children Community March in December 2021 following a shooting at Menchville High School [5].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 Ballotpedia
2 Facebook
3 Virginia Department of Elections 
4 Daily Press 
5 WTKR