Additionally, the Constitution of Virginia specifies five Constitutional Officers who are directly elected by the citizens of King William to serve in distinct capacities. They are;
The Sheriff, who in King William is the primary law enforcement official in the County, elected to a four year term
The Commonwealth’s Attorney, who serves as the prosecutor on behalf of the County and State, elected to a four year term
The Treasurer, responsible for collection of tax revenues, elected to a four year term
The Commissioner of the Revenue, responsible for the assessment of tax revenues, elected to a four year term
The Clerk of Circuit Court, who serves the County’s Court System and is the custodian of all Court records, elected to an eight year term
Each Constitutional Officer appoints varying numbers of deputies and support staff who assist them in carrying out the duties prescribed by the Virginia Constitution.