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.”
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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,
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.
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.