VA Senate District 5

District Includes: Chesapeake City (Part), Norfolk City (Part)

State Senator: Lionell Spruill (since 2016)

District Map (PDF)

Lionell Spruill

Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 5 since 2016

Former Positions: State Delegate for VA House District 77 from 1994 – 2016

Affiliation: Democrat

Overview:

Lionell Spruill is a member of the Virginia Senate representing the 5th District which represents part of Chesapeake and Norfolk.  Previously, he served as the House of Delegates representative, serving since 1994.  That district covered parts of Chesapeake and Suffolk.

Senator Spruill was born in South Norfolk, on December 28, 1946.  He was one of 15 children.  He retired from Bell Atlantic as a Central Office Technician.  His educational background includes Carver High School and Norfolk State University with an Honorary Doctorate of Laws.

Jeff Staples

Current Position: Automotive repair professional for VA Senate District 5

Affiliation: Other

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 5

Overview: N/A

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