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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