NORFOLK, VA – On January 12, Ms. Danica Royster was appointed as the councilperson representing Superward 7. The January 5 election of Councilwoman Graves to the Virginia House of Delegates (90th District) created a vacancy on Norfolk City Council. City Council accepted letters of interest from persons who wished to be considered for the position representing Superward 7 until a special election is held.
Members of Norfolk City Council conducted interviews of the top three candidates during the January 12 public Work Session.
Ms. Royster will be sworn in January 13 and will be on the dais for the January 26 council meeting. She replaces Delegate-elect Graves who served on the council for 10 years.
A special election is scheduled for May 2022.