City Of Norfolk

Norfolk's Ward-Based Elected Offices

5 Wards + 2 Super Wards

  • Super wards overlay the 5 standard wards
  • Every citizen is represented by two members of council 
  • Super wards and standard wards serve staggered 4-year terms
  • Candidate and voting eligibility requires residency within the ward
  • Non-partisan offices (unlike our Constitutional offices)
  • Importance of May election date

8 Members of City Council

  • 5 ward members
  • 2 super ward members
  • 1 mayor

7 Members of School Board

  • 5 ward members
  • 2 super ward member