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The [[Charlottesville City Council]] seats held by [[Kathleen Galvin]], [[Satyendra Huja]], and [[Dede Smith]] will be up for election.  <ref>{{cite-progress|title=So far, five Democrats to vie for 3 City Council nominations in June primary|url=http://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/so-far-five-democrats-to-vie-for-city-council-nominations/article_954ef274-bc85-11e4-b650-53413ae7e877.html|author=Staff Reports|pageno=|printdate=February 25, 2015|publishdate=February 24, 2015|accessdate=February 25, 2015}}</ref>
 
The [[Charlottesville City Council]] seats held by [[Kathleen Galvin]], [[Satyendra Huja]], and [[Dede Smith]] will be up for election.  <ref>{{cite-progress|title=So far, five Democrats to vie for 3 City Council nominations in June primary|url=http://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/so-far-five-democrats-to-vie-for-city-council-nominations/article_954ef274-bc85-11e4-b650-53413ae7e877.html|author=Staff Reports|pageno=|printdate=February 25, 2015|publishdate=February 24, 2015|accessdate=February 25, 2015}}</ref>
  
[[Wes Bellamy]], [[Lena Seville]] and [[Mike Signer]] are all challenging. Signer announced his candidacy on February 11, 2015 at the [[Downtown Transit Center]]. <ref>{{cite web|title=Signer launches race for Charlottesville City Council|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/20153-signer-launches-race-for-charlottesville-city-coun/|author=Sean Tubbs|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=February 11, 2015|accessdate=February 12, 2015}}</ref>
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[[Wes Bellamy]], [[Lena Seville]] and [[Mike Signer]] are all challenging. Signer, a business attorney, announced his candidacy on February 11, 2015 at the [[Downtown Transit Center]]. <ref>{{cite web|title=Signer launches race for Charlottesville City Council|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/20153-signer-launches-race-for-charlottesville-city-coun/|author=Sean Tubbs|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=February 11, 2015|accessdate=February 12, 2015}}</ref>
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Bellamy held his campaign declaration on February 15, 2015. <ref>{{cite web|title=Bellamy enters race for Charlottesville City Council|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/20170-bellamy-enters-cville-city-council-race/|author=Lacey Naff|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=February 15, 2015|accessdate=April 23, 2015}}</ref>
  
 
Seville announced her campaign at [[Bon]] on February 28, 2015. <ref>{{cite web|title=Seville launches campaign for Charlottesville City Council|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/20279-seville-launches-campaign-for-cville-city-council/|author=Lacey Naff|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=February 28, 2015|accessdate=April 22, 2015}}</ref>
 
Seville announced her campaign at [[Bon]] on February 28, 2015. <ref>{{cite web|title=Seville launches campaign for Charlottesville City Council|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/20279-seville-launches-campaign-for-cville-city-council/|author=Lacey Naff|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=February 28, 2015|accessdate=April 22, 2015}}</ref>
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Galvin announced her campaign at [[The Bridge PAI]] on March 11, 2015. <ref>{{cite web|title=Galvin seeks second term on Charlottesville council|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/20368-galvin-seeks-second-term/|author=Sean Tubbs|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=March 11, 2015|accessdate=April 22, 2015}}</ref>
 
Galvin announced her campaign at [[The Bridge PAI]] on March 11, 2015. <ref>{{cite web|title=Galvin seeks second term on Charlottesville council|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/20368-galvin-seeks-second-term/|author=Sean Tubbs|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=March 11, 2015|accessdate=April 22, 2015}}</ref>
  
[[Anson Parker]] is also considering a run on a fully crowdsourced platform.  
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[[Anson Parker]] is also considering a run on a fully crowdsourced platform. He is seeking a Republican nomination.
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The first campaign finance reports for the race were due on April 15, 2015 and cover the first three months of the year. Signer raised the most money with $17,415 and Bellamy raised $8,204. The other three candidates did not report any activity. <ref>{{cite web|title=Charlottesville City Council - At Large|url=http://www.vpap.org/offices/charlottesville-city-council-at-large/elections/?year_and_type=2015regular|author=|work=|publisher=Virginia Public Access Project|location=Richmond, Virginia|publishdate=|accessdate=April 23, 2015}}</ref>
  
 
====Multimedia====
 
====Multimedia====
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Audio of Smith's campaign announcement:
 
Audio of Smith's campaign announcement:
 
{{MP3|url=http://s3.amazonaws.com/cville/cm%2Fmutlimedia%2F20150304-Smith-Announcement.mp3}}  
 
{{MP3|url=http://s3.amazonaws.com/cville/cm%2Fmutlimedia%2F20150304-Smith-Announcement.mp3}}  
 
  
 
Audio of Galvin's campaign announcement:
 
Audio of Galvin's campaign announcement:
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===School Board===
 
===School Board===
The [[Charlottesville School Board]] seats held by [[Colette Blount]], [[Amy Laufer]], [[Jennifer McKeever]], and [[Willa Neale]] will also be up for election. None have announced their plans as of January, 5 2015.
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The [[Charlottesville School Board]] seats held by [[Colette Blount]], [[Amy Laufer]], [[Jennifer McKeever]], and [[Willa Neale]] will also be up for election. Only Laufer has indicated she will seek another term {{as of|2015|4|23|lc=on}}. <ref>{{cite web|title=Most school board incumbents undecided, unopposed|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/20609-school-board-incumbents-undecided-unopposed/|author=Tim Shea|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=April 11, 2015|accessdate=April 23, 2015}}</ref>
  
 
===Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District===
 
===Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District===
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===Board of Supervisors===
 
===Board of Supervisors===
In [[Albemarle County]], the Rivanna, Scottsville and White Hall magisterial seats will be up for re-election. There will be an open seat in the Rivanna District as [[Ken Boyd]] will not seek a fourth term. <ref>{{cite web|title=Supervisor Boyd will not seek reelection|url=http://pro.wchv-am.tritonflex.com/common/more.php?m=49&r=5&post_id=47611|author=|work=|publisher=WCHV|location=|publishdate=January 10, 2015|accessdate=January 11, 2015}}</ref>
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In [[Albemarle County]], the Rivanna, Scottsville and White Hall magisterial seats will be up for re-election.  
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Republicans will nominate their candidates at a mass meeting on June 1, 2015. <ref>{{cite web|title=Message from the Chair: Cindi Burket|url=http://albemarlegop.org/message-from-the-chair-cindi-burket/|author=Cindi Burkett|work=|publisher=|location=|publishdate=|accessdate=March 9, 2015}}</ref>
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Democrats will hold a mass meeting on May 18, 2015.
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Independents have until June 9 to file paperwork with the county registrar.
  
[[Jane Dittmar]] will be seeking a full four-year term in the Scottsville District, and [[Ann Mallek]] will be up for a third term in the White Hall district.  Mallek announced on February 24, 2015. <ref>{{cite web|title=Mallek announces campaign for third term as White Hall supervisor|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/20239-mallek-announces-campaign/|author=Sean Tubbs|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=February 24, 2015|accessdate=February 25, 2015}}</ref>
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====Rivanna District====
  
[[Lawrence Gaughan]] originally filed for the Democratic nomination in the Rivanna District, but changed his status to independent once Democrat [[Norman Dill]] announced he would also seek the party's bid. <ref>{{cite web|title=Grocery store owner enters Rivanna District supervisor race|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/20693-dill-announces-candidacy/|author=Sean Tubbs|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=April 21, 2015|accessdate=April 22, 2015}}</ref>
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There will be an open seat in the Rivanna District as [[Ken Boyd]] will not seek a fourth term. <ref>{{cite web|title=Supervisor Boyd will not seek reelection|url=http://pro.wchv-am.tritonflex.com/common/more.php?m=49&r=5&post_id=47611|author=|work=|publisher=WCHV|location=|publishdate=January 10, 2015|accessdate=January 11, 2015}}</ref> [[Lawrence Gaughan]] originally filed for the Democratic nomination in the Rivanna District, but changed his status to independent once Democrat [[Norman Dill]] announced he would also seek the party's bid. <ref>{{cite web|title=Grocery store owner enters Rivanna District supervisor race|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/20693-dill-announces-candidacy/|author=Sean Tubbs|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=April 21, 2015|accessdate=April 22, 2015}}</ref>
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No Republican has yet emerged.
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Gaughan has raised $3,800 as of April 15, 2015. <ref>{{cite web|title=Albemarle County - Elections We Track|url=http://www.vpap.org/localities/albemarle-county-va/elections/tracked/|author=|work=|publisher=Virginia Public Access Project|location=|publishdate=|accessdate=April 23, 2015}}</ref>
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====Scottsville District====
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[[Jane Dittmar]] will announce on April 30 whether she will seek a full four-year term in the Scottsville District. Dittmar was elected to a two-year term in a special election to replace former Supervisor [[Chris Dumler]].
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No Republican or independent has emerged.
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====White Hall District====
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[[Ann Mallek]] will be up for a third term in the White Hall district.  Mallek announced on February 24, 2015. <ref>{{cite web|title=Mallek announces campaign for third term as White Hall supervisor|url=http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/20239-mallek-announces-campaign/|author=Sean Tubbs|work=|publisher=Charlottesville Tomorrow|location=|publishdate=February 24, 2015|accessdate=February 25, 2015}}</ref>
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No Republican or independent has emerged.
  
Republicans will nominate their candidates at a mass meeting on June 1, 2015. <ref>{{cite web|title=Message from the Chair: Cindi Burket|url=http://albemarlegop.org/message-from-the-chair-cindi-burket/|author=Cindi Burkett|work=|publisher=|location=|publishdate=|accessdate=March 9, 2015}}</ref>
 
  
 
===School Board===
 
===School Board===

Revision as of 16:43, 23 April 2015

The general election for 2015 will be held on November 3.

Charlottesville

City Council

The Charlottesville City Council seats held by Kathleen Galvin, Satyendra Huja, and Dede Smith will be up for election. [1]

Wes Bellamy, Lena Seville and Mike Signer are all challenging. Signer, a business attorney, announced his candidacy on February 11, 2015 at the Downtown Transit Center. [2]

Bellamy held his campaign declaration on February 15, 2015. [3]

Seville announced her campaign at Bon on February 28, 2015. [4]

Smith announced her campaign at West Main Restaurant on March 4, 2015. [5]

Galvin announced her campaign at The Bridge PAI on March 11, 2015. [6]

Anson Parker is also considering a run on a fully crowdsourced platform. He is seeking a Republican nomination.

The first campaign finance reports for the race were due on April 15, 2015 and cover the first three months of the year. Signer raised the most money with $17,415 and Bellamy raised $8,204. The other three candidates did not report any activity. [7]

Multimedia

Audio of Signer's campaign announcement:

<play audio>http://s3.amazonaws.com/cville/cm%2Fmutlimedia%2F20150211-signer-announcement.MP3 </play audio>


Audio of Bellamy's campaign announcement:

<play audio>http://s3.amazonaws.com/cville/cm%2Fmutlimedia%2F20150215-Bellamy-Announcement.mp3 </play audio>


Audio of Seville's campaign announcement:

<play audio>http://s3.amazonaws.com/cville/cm%2Fmutlimedia%2F20150228-Seville-Announcement.mp3 </play audio>


Audio of Smith's campaign announcement:

<play audio>http://s3.amazonaws.com/cville/cm%2Fmutlimedia%2F20150304-Smith-Announcement.mp3 </play audio>


Audio of Galvin's campaign announcement:

<play audio>http://s3.amazonaws.com/cville/cm%2Fmutlimedia%2F20150311-Galvin-Announcement.mp3 </play audio>


School Board

The Charlottesville School Board seats held by Colette Blount, Amy Laufer, Jennifer McKeever, and Willa Neale will also be up for election. Only Laufer has indicated she will seek another term as of April 23, 2015. [8]

Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District

Incumbents Rich Collins and John Conover will not seek reelection.


Albemarle County

Board of Supervisors

In Albemarle County, the Rivanna, Scottsville and White Hall magisterial seats will be up for re-election.

Republicans will nominate their candidates at a mass meeting on June 1, 2015. [9]

Democrats will hold a mass meeting on May 18, 2015.

Independents have until June 9 to file paperwork with the county registrar.

Rivanna District

There will be an open seat in the Rivanna District as Ken Boyd will not seek a fourth term. [10] Lawrence Gaughan originally filed for the Democratic nomination in the Rivanna District, but changed his status to independent once Democrat Norman Dill announced he would also seek the party's bid. [11]

No Republican has yet emerged.

Gaughan has raised $3,800 as of April 15, 2015. [12]

Scottsville District

Jane Dittmar will announce on April 30 whether she will seek a full four-year term in the Scottsville District. Dittmar was elected to a two-year term in a special election to replace former Supervisor Chris Dumler.

No Republican or independent has emerged.

White Hall District

Ann Mallek will be up for a third term in the White Hall district. Mallek announced on February 24, 2015. [13]

No Republican or independent has emerged.


School Board

The Albemarle County School Board seats held by Ned Gallaway, Barbara Massie Mouly, Steve Koleszar, and Jason Buyaki will also be up for election. Koleszar and Buyaki have stated they will run, but the others have yet to announce their plans.

Other races

Chip Harding announced on January 10, 2015 that he will run for reelection as sheriff. The venue was the Albemarle Republican Committee breakfast. [14]

References

  1. Web. So far, five Democrats to vie for 3 City Council nominations in June primary, Staff Reports, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 24, 2015, retrieved February 25, 2015.
  2. Web. Signer launches race for Charlottesville City Council, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, February 11, 2015, retrieved February 12, 2015.
  3. Web. Bellamy enters race for Charlottesville City Council, Lacey Naff, Charlottesville Tomorrow, February 15, 2015, retrieved April 23, 2015.
  4. Web. Seville launches campaign for Charlottesville City Council, Lacey Naff, Charlottesville Tomorrow, February 28, 2015, retrieved April 22, 2015.
  5. Web. Smith announces campaign for second City Council term, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, March 4, 2015, retrieved April 22, 2015.
  6. Web. Galvin seeks second term on Charlottesville council, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, March 11, 2015, retrieved April 22, 2015.
  7. Web. Charlottesville City Council - At Large, Virginia Public Access Project, Richmond, Virginia, retrieved April 23, 2015.
  8. Web. Most school board incumbents undecided, unopposed, Tim Shea, Charlottesville Tomorrow, April 11, 2015, retrieved April 23, 2015.
  9. Web. Message from the Chair: Cindi Burket, Cindi Burkett, retrieved March 9, 2015.
  10. Web. Supervisor Boyd will not seek reelection, WCHV, January 10, 2015, retrieved January 11, 2015.
  11. Web. Grocery store owner enters Rivanna District supervisor race, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, April 21, 2015, retrieved April 22, 2015.
  12. Web. Albemarle County - Elections We Track, Virginia Public Access Project, retrieved April 23, 2015.
  13. Web. Mallek announces campaign for third term as White Hall supervisor, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, February 24, 2015, retrieved February 25, 2015.
  14. Web. Harding To Run One Last Time For Office, Stephon Dingle, Charlottesville Newsplex, January 10, 2015, retrieved January 12, 2015.