PWC Directory of Elected Officials
In addition to the President and Vice President, Virginia is represented in Congress by:
Two U.S Senators elected state-wide serve six-year staggered terms.
Elections for Virginia’s Governor, Lt. Governor and Attorney General are held the year following a Presidential election. They each serve for four years and the Governor is limited to one term. He or she may run again after there has been an intervening Governor.
Virginia’s state senators serve for four years and are elected two years after the Governor. Prince William County has five State Senators (Senate Districts 13, 28, 29, 36, and 39).
Virginia Delegates serve for two years and are elected in odd-numbered years. Prince William County has eight Delegates (Districts 2, 13, 31, 40, 50, 51, 52, and 87).
Prince William County holds Town Elections for the towns of Dumfries, Haymarket, Occoquan and Quantico in May of even-numbered years. Each town has its own Mayor and Town Council.
Dumfries’ officials serve four-year terms; the Mayor and three Town Council members are elected in off-year elections (the even-numbered years between Presidential elections) and the other three council members are elected in Presidential years.
The towns of Haymarket, Occoquan and Quantico elect their officials to two-year terms. Haymarket has six council members and Occoquan and Quantico each have five council members.