2008 Virginia Beach mayoral election

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Virginia Beach mayoral election, 2008
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Nominee Will Sessoms Meyera Oberndorf
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Popular vote 74,394 67,551
Percentage 38.97% 35.38%

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Nominee John D. Moss Scott Taylor
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Popular vote 29,542 19,165
Percentage 15.47% 10.04%

Mayor before election

Meyera Oberndorf
Republican

Elected Mayor

Will Sessoms
Republican

The Virginia Beach mayoral election of 2008 took place on November 4, 2008. Voters elected the Mayor of Virginia Beach. It saw the election of Will Sessoms, who unseated incumbent mayor Meyera Oberndorf (ending her two-decade tenure as the city's mayor).

Results[edit]

Virginia Beach mayoral election, 2008[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Nonpartisan Will Sessoms 74,394 38.97
Nonpartisan Meyera Oberndorf 67,551 35.38
Nonpartisan John D. Moss 29,542 15.47
Nonpartisan Scott Taylor 19,165 10.04
Write-in 262 0.14
Total votes 26,322

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "November 4, 2008 General and Special Elections City of Virginia Beach - Official Resul" (PDF). Virginia Beach. Retrieved October 1, 2019.