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Guy Tower prevails in Beach District; Michael Berlucchi wins Rose Hall council seat

By ALISSA SKELTON AND STACY PARKE, Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 2 articles a month)

In their first bids for elected office, two City Council appointees will continue to serve after winning special races on Tuesday. For the Beach District seat, Guy Tower beat at-large Councilwoman Rosemary Wilson and challenger Richard “R.K.” Kowalewitch, a construction contractor who ran unsuccessfully for the City Council last year.

VaNews November 6, 2019

List of candidates for Virginia Beach mayor and City Council

By ALISSA SKELTON , Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 2 articles a month)

The future of Virginia Beach is likely to dominate the conversation over the next five months as nine candidates compete for positions on the City Council and four run for mayor. Tuesday marked the filing deadline to register as a candidate in those races. The election will be held Nov. 8. All races are nonpartisan and the terms last four years.

VaNews June 16, 2016

Candidate's use of racial slur becomes issue

By AARON APPLEGATE, Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 2 articles a month)

Councilwoman Rosemary Wilson charged Friday that her opponent's utterance of a racial epithet at a candidate forum in a historically black neighborhood makes him unqualified to be on the City Council. "It's incredibly bad judgment, and the man is not fit to hold elective office," Wilson said of Kenny Golden, her challenger for an at-large seat. Both candidates are white.

VaNews October 20, 2012

Proposed Va. Beach light-rail campaign splits council

By GABRIELLA SOUZA, Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 2 articles a month)

Some city officials want to create what they call a "citizen information campaign" to educate residents on an upcoming referendum on extending light rail from Norfolk. The $22,673 campaign would include brochures; ads that would run in the Beacon, a community news section for Virginia Beach readers of The Virginian-Pilot, among other publications; and a poster displayed at the Newtown Road light-rail station, according to a letter from City Manager Jim Spore to City Council members.

VaNews September 10, 2012