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Lue R. Ward, Jr.


Council Member Lue R. Ward, Jr. was born in the former Nansemond County, Virginia. He was elected to the Suffolk City Council on November 6, 2012 and was sworn in on January 2, 2013, as the representative of the Nansemond Borough. Council Member Ward's term expires December 31, 2020.

Community Involvement


Council Member has been a resident of Suffolk for more than 30 years and is the founder and publisher of two community newspapers and a magazine, Suffolk Happenings, Hampton Roads Happenings and Having Church Magazine. Council Member Ward is also an author and host of his own 30-minute television and radio show.

He is a former president of the Nansemond Suffolk Branch of the NAACP. He currently serves on the Western Tidewater Regional Jail Authority Board and the City School Advisory Committee on Collaborative Fiscal Concerns.