Chesterfield County

Overview

Chesterfield County is one of the largest court systems in Virginia not served by a public defender’s office. It’s lack of a committed indigent defense bar is borne out in its punitive approach to criminal cases. Reform candidate Scott Miles (D), who won a special election in 2018, runs again in 2019 as an incumbent.

The primaries for this race aren’t contested, so stay tuned for more information and updates as the general election approaches.

Scott Miles (D), incumbent

Reform candidate Scott Miles (D), who won a special election in 2018, runs again in 2019 as an incumbent.

Challenger

Stay tuned for more information about other candidates as the general election approaches…

 

What locals and lawyers are saying about justice in Chesterfield

No one knows the Chesterfield County justice system better than the attorneys who practice law there. CA Difference has asked local attorneys to evaluate their own criminal courts and the policies and practices of their local elected prosecutors, using the 21 Principles as a guide. Check back for updates — we’ll be posting Chesterfield’s CA Report Card in the coming weeks….