Lauranett L. Lee

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Lee received her bachelor’s degree in American history from Virginia State University and her Ph.D degree in American history from the University of Virginia. As a part of her master’s degree work, Lee developed an internship for African-American history in 1992. Lee was also the founding curator of African-American history at the Virginia Historical Society [1, 2, 4].

Currently, Lee serves on the board of various community service initiatives such as the Monument Avenue Commission, the University of Richmond’s Presidential Commission of University History and Identity, and Capitol Square Preservation Council [1].

Key Issues


Lee wants to involve parents and families in the changes made on the school board and believes that parents and teachers working together will help students reach their full potential [2].


Lee wants to improve teacher retention and recruitment rates and hopes to solve teacher shortages through programs such as Mirror Me”, which provides new approaches to improving the classroom atmosphere [2].


Chesterfield County Democratic Committee


1 University of Richmond

2 Lee for School Board

3 LinkedIn

4 UVA Magazine

5 Ballotpedia

6 Facebook

7 Chesterfield Dems