Gunther "Dutch" Vogt

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Gunther "Dutch" Vogt

Term Start 1968
Term End 1970
Succeeded by Mitch Van Yahres

Term Start 1966

Biographical Information

Date of death 2 May 2017[1]
Place of death Knoxville, Tennessee

Republican Gunther "Dutch" Vogt served as Mayor of Charlottesville from 1968 to 1970. He was first elected to City Council in 1966.

Vogt told The Hook in 2006 that his most decisive vote came in 1970 over a proposed merger with Albemarle County. While City Council was unanimous in its decision, Vogt said that Council did not do enough to sell the idea to the community, and a referendum failed[2]. [3]

Election history

Candidate Votes %
Robert S. Johnson (R) 2,456 57%
Gunther "Dutch" Vogt (R) 2,400 55%
William R. Hill (D) 2,006 46%
John E. Trevilian (D) 1,766 40%
Source: City of Charlottesville[4]

Each voter could vote for up to three candidates.

  • CITY COUNCIL - 2 Available Seats. [5]

Reference

  1. Print: Next to the last of the Republican mayors, {{{author}}}, C-VILLE Weekly, Portico Publications, .
  2. Web. Mayorsville: Here, everybody's a mayor, Lisa Provence, The Hook, Better Publications LLC, 10 Aug. 2006, retrieved 2 May 2009.
  3. Web. [Print The Seventies: Central Virginia Ends Decade of Joy and Tragedy], Doug Kamholz, Daily Progress, Worrell Newspaper group, January 1, 1980, retrieved June 27, 2015.
  4. Web. Election Results for June 14, 1966, City of Charlottesville, retrieved December 31, 2010.
  5. Web. Election Results for June 14, 1966, City of Charlottesville, retrieved December 31, 2010., City of Charlottesville, Monday, August 10, 2015, 8:22:36 PM, retrieved January 31, 2019.