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How Charlottesville ‘Resistance’ and Violence Felled a Rising Political Star

By FRED LUCAS, Daily Signal

Days after President Donald Trump’s inauguration in January 2017, then-Mayor Michael Signer held a press conference at this city’s outdoor downtown mall that turned into a political rally drawing hundreds. That’s where the mayor declared to a cheering crowd that Charlottesville was a “capital of the resistance.”

VaNews August 13, 2019


‘Progressive energy:’ Hudson, Payne wins signal generational shift

By LISA PROVENCE, Cville Weekly

In the end, the 57th District race pitting a millennial and a baby boomer for the open House of Delegates seat wasn’t even close. Thirty-year-old Sally Hudson crushed two-term City Councilor Kathy Galvin with 66 percent of the vote in the June 11 primary.

VaNews June 18, 2019


Payne, Snook, Magill win in City Council primary

By NOLAN STOUT, Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 25 articles a month)

Michael Payne, Lloyd Snook and Sena Magill rose to the top of the field to win the three Democratic nominations for Charlottesville City Council up for grabs in Tuesday’s primary, according to unofficial results from the Virginia Department of Elections.

VaNews June 12, 2019


Hudson wins nod for 57th in landslide

By TYLER HAMMEL, Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 25 articles a month)

University of Virginia professor Sally Hudson easily trounced Charlottesville City Councilor Kathy Galvin on Tuesday, securing the Democratic nomination for the 57th District seat in the House of Delegates.

VaNews June 12, 2019


Candidates for 57th House and 17th Senate districts report campaign funds

By NOLAN STOUT, Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 25 articles a month)

Charlottesville City Councilor Kathy Galvin outraised her opponent in the final reporting period before the Democratic primary for House of Delegates. Sally Hudson, however, maintains a significant lead in the monetary race for the 57th District seat, according to recently released campaign finance reports. Meanwhile, in the 17th Senate District, incumbent Republican Sen. Bryce Reeves, R-Spotsylvania, is vastly outraising his primary opponent, Rich Breeden

VaNews June 10, 2019


At forum, Galvin, Hudson differ on vision for 57th House seat

By NOLAN STOUT, Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 25 articles a month)

The Democratic candidates seeking the 57th District seat in the House of Delegates met for the first time on Thursday. Charlottesville City Councilor Kathy Galvin, an adjunct professor in the University of Virginia’s architecture school, and Sally Hudson, an assistant professor of public policy, education and economics at UVa, discussed their campaigns in front of about 60 people

VaNews April 19, 2019


Galvin touts experience in run for Toscano's seat

By TYLER HAMMEL, Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 25 articles a month)

Charlottesville City Councilor Kathy Galvin kicked off her campaign for the 57th District seat in the Virginia House of Delegates on Thursday at CitySpace. Galvin highlighted her experience as a city councilor to a crowd of a few dozen and discussed the most pressing issues she said are facing the district.

VaNews March 15, 2019


Charlottesville residents tell councilors that Aug. 12 security measures went too far

By TYLER HAMMEL, Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 25 articles a month)

Dozens of community members on Tuesday made clear their frustrations with Charlottesville officials over their handling of the Aug. 12 anniversary weekend. Mayor Nikuyah Walker said she and Councilors Heather Hill, Wes Bellamy and Kathy Galvin gathered at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center to listen and not speak about how authorities handled security one year after white supremacists rallied in Charlottesville,

VaNews August 15, 2018


Signer chosen as Charlottesville mayor amid public dissension

By CHRIS SUAREZ, Daily Progress (Metered Paywall - 25 articles a month)

Amid a backdrop of protest, the Charlottesville City Council on Monday elected its two newcomers, Mike Signer and Wes Bellamy, as mayor and vice mayor, respectively. Both nominations were approved unanimously, and were followed by a prepared statement from Signer, an attorney whose campaign raised more than $50,000 last year — approximately half of what he and his two Democratic running mates raised collectively.

VaNews January 5, 2016


Council primary costlier than reported: Signer campaign manager demands retraction

By LISA PROVENCE, Cville Weekly

When C-VILLE reported last week about how much money was raised and spent in the June 9 Democratic primary, “Big money: Dede Smith voted out in high-dollars primary,” the article didn’t make clear that the numbers used were from a May 27 filing and the final numbers won’t be in until July 15.

VaNews June 24, 2015