Kenneth Cooper Alexander for Norfolk Mayor

Posted by on April 25, 2016

Norfolk is at a critical juncture with changes in our city's top leadership and the difficult challenges we face. Yet, we also are on the cusp of great and exciting opportunities for the future. I love my hometown, and I love public service. I believe I can offer a unique blend of qualifications that Norfolk needs in its mayor.

Remembering The Role of Norfolk in the Fight for Voting Rights

Posted by Kenny Alexander on March 23, 2016

Friends, this week we mark the 50th anniversary of a landmark voting rights case that began right here in Norfolk, Virginia. On March 24, 1966, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the onerous poll tax, declaring: "wealth, like race, creed, or color, is not germane to one's ability to participate intelligently in the electoral process."

The Campaign Starts Now

Posted by Kenneth Cooper Alexander on March 15, 2016

My name is Kenneth Cooper Alexander, and I am running to be the next Mayor of Norfolk. I am asking for your support on May 3, 2016.

Campaign Kickoff for Kenneth Cooper Alexander

Posted by Friends of Kenneth Alexander on March 10, 2016

The Kickoff for Kennth C. Alexander's campaign for Mayor of Norfolk is scheduled for Monday, March 14th at 5:30 PM at the Wyndham Garden Hotel (formerly Golden Triangle), 700 Monticello Avenue downtown.

Alexander for Mayor HQ Is Open

Posted by Friends of Kenneth Alexander on February 22, 2016

Our campaign office is now open for business at 848 Granby St., at the corner of Granby and Virginia Beach Blvd.

Update from Richmond - At Crossover

Posted by Friends of Kenneth Alexander on February 19, 2016

Here is a televised interview with Senator Kenneth Alexander from VCTA reporting on the midway point of the 2016 General Assembly session.

Update from Richmond - Helping Pets in Distress

Posted by on February 12, 2016

My legislation (SB9) would amend the Code of Virginia to give the appropriate authorities civil immunity in their attempts to enter a vehicle to rescue a companion animal that is at risk of serious bodily injury or death.

Budget Progress to Report from Richmond

Posted by Kenny Alexander on February 09, 2016

With broad bipartisan support, McAuliffe-backed Virginia Growth and Opportunity Act (SB449), known as Go Virginia, today made it out of the Senate Finance Committee on which I serve.

Norfolk Gets Some Help Fighting Sea Level Rise, But Much Work is Still to be Done.

Posted by Kenny Alexander on January 25, 2016

Scientists believe that sea levels will be rising in coming decades and that cities such as Norfolk must be made ready. More than $120 million is being awarded to projects in Virginia as part of the National Disaster Resilience Competition, with most of that money going to support two major initiatives in Norfolk. It's a start.

Inspiration in Richmond

Posted by Kenny Alexander on January 20, 2016

I had the honor to welcome a group of young people who I believe would have made Dr. King very proud.

Priorities for Norfolk in the Upcoming Session

Posted by Kenny Alexander on January 06, 2016

With the General Assembly convening in less than two weeks, I have been busy meeting with city and state leaders to be sure our legislative priorities are both known and achieved. As a member of the Senate Finance Committee, we will be working through the first state budget to exceed $100 billion.

Before I go to Richmond to Work for You

Posted by Kenny Alexander on January 05, 2016

As I am sure you know, the General Assembly convenes in less than two weeks. This will be an important session that the citizen’s in Norfolk will be watching closely.