Electoral Board

John Thomas Gee

Chairman (R)

Mr. John Thomas Gee
Appointed: March 1, 2011
Term ends: Feb. 28, 2019
Kay Cheves

Vice Chairman (D)

Ms. Kay Cheves
Appointed: March 1, 2014
Term ends: Feb. 28, 2017
Mr. Jack Edwards

Secretary (D)

Mr. Jack Edwards
Appointed: Oct. 2, 2002
Reappointed: March 1, 2015
Term ends: Feb. 28, 2018

About the Board

The Electoral Board meets at the James City County Government Center:
101 Mounts Bay Road
Building E Conference Room
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Electoral Board Group Photo
The James City County Electoral Board is a 3-member panel appointed by the James City County/Williamsburg Circuit Court Judges, based on nominations from the 2 political parties that received the most votes in the most recent gubernatorial election. The Governor's party has 2 representatives on the Board and the party receiving the next highest number of votes has 1 representative.

Member Terms

The members of the Electoral Board serve staggered terms of 3 years, each term commencing on March 1 and expiring the last day of February 3 years hence.

A vacancy occurring during the 3-year term of any member shall be filled for the balance of that term, using the same general criteria for appointment.

The Electoral Board is charged with conducting elections in James City County and certifying the results.