Greg Underwood

Norfolk Elects First Black Constitutional Officer Since 1993

With some 55% of the vote, Prosecutor Greg Underwood looks to have been elected to fill the vacancy created last year when Jack Doyle was appointed a Norfolk Circuit Judge. Some 7000 voters turned out to decide this special election. He defeated Republican John Coggeshall who announced he was uncertain if he would oppose Underwood in the fall.

Underwood will be sworn in as Norfolk’s Commonwealth’s Attorney after the votes have been certified. The soon to be former prosecutor of 16 years will face re-election for a full term in November.

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Greg Underwood Kickoff for Norfolk Special Election

Greg Underwood, Democratic nominee for the March 10 special election for Norfolk Commonwealth's Attorney, will be kicking off his campaign Saturday, January 31, 8:30 AM at the Azalea Inn, 2344 E. Little Creek Road (in the Roosevelt Gardens Shopping Center), Norfolk.

Thanks to Glenn Nye's election, Norfolk now has Democrats in every partisan elected office. Greg will keep it that way.