1968 election

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Three seats on the Charlottesville City Council were available in the June 11, 1968 general election. Seven candidates were on the ballot. The top three vote-getters were Joseph W. Wright Jr., Kenneth E. Davis and Mitch Van Yahres.

Candidates Votes %
Joseph W. Wright Jr. (R) 2,448 42.1%
Kenneth E. Davis (R) 2,359 40.6%
Mitchell Van Yahres (D) 2,296 39.5%
Lois Mothes (R) 2,160 37.1%
Henry Floyd Johnson (I) 2,141 36.8%
Collett M. Thach (D) 2,129 36.6%
Geraldine A. Meyung (D) 2,069 35.6%
Source: City of Charlottesville[1]

Each voter could vote for up to three candidates.

In November, voters were also asked whether serving mixed-drinks should be allowed in Charlottesville restaurants.

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  1. Web. Election Results for June 11, 1968, City of Charlottesville, retrieved September 4, 2022.