city council election

Balance of power part 2: What's at stake in the 2011 elections
Published on Oct 25th, 2011
11 comments When the Hook started gathering lists of candidates who would appear on Albemarle and Charlottesville ballots, we came up with an eye-popping 38 names of people who want to govern on the local and...
Schilling's story borders on libel
Published on Oct 6th, 2011
0 comments Rob Schilling's article [August 25 essay: "Game over: Whites 2, blacks 0 in Democrats' firehouse primary"] is not only factually inaccurate, but it verges on libelous. The Democratic Party has had...
Quake casualty? Council candidate claims knock-out blow
Published on Sep 6th, 2011
42 comments James Halfaday was unlucky in his run for City Council, and his bad luck seems to have continued, apparently making him the only person injured in Charlottesville in the August 23 earthquake....
Mixed message: Why Huja, Galvin, Smith won Dem primary
Published on Aug 23rd, 2011
104 comments The nomination of Democratic candidates Satyendra Huja, Kathy Galvin, and Dede Smith in a bitterly divided City Council primary offered a couple of firsts: no African-American earned a Democratic...
Educator announces plans for City Council run
Published on Jun 29th, 2011
28 comments Current Charlottesville City School Board member and teacher Colette Blount announced Wednesday at Burley Middle School her plans to run for a seat on Charlottesville City Council along with 10 other...
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