Albert C. Weed II

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Albert "Al" C. Weed II founded Nelson County's Mountain Cove Vineyards in 1973.[1] Weed was a co-founder of Public Policy Virginia in 2005.[2]

Weed is also the chairman of the board of directors for the Center for Natural Capital. [3]

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Community Service

Al Weed served as a member of the Board of Directors of Advocates for a Sustainable Albemarle Population and during that period was the organization's Vice President.[4]

Election history

In 2004 and 2006, Al Weed challenged, unsuccessfully, the incumbent Virgil Goode (R) in the election for the 5th district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

2004 Election

Candidates Votes %
Virgil Goode Jr (R) (incumbent) 172,431 63.68
A C Weed II (D) 98,237 36.28
Write-In 90 0.03
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections[5]

2006 Election

Candidates Votes %
Virgil Goode, Jr. (R) (incumbent) 125,370 59.11
A C Weed II (D) 84,682 39.93
J P Oddo (I-Green) 1,928 0.91
Write-In 99 0.05
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections[6]


  1. Al Weed 2004. Al Weed for Congress: A Democrat for Virginia. Lovingston: Al Weed 2004, 2004. Print. Tri-fold brochure from Al Weed's (D) 2004 campaign for the 5th district U.S. Congressional seat held at the time by incumbent Virgil Goode (R-5th).
  2. Web. Public Policy Virginia, Public Policy Virginia, retrieved 12 Dec 2010.
  3. Web. Board of Directors, Center for Natural Capital, retrieved September 27, 2018.
  4. ASAP Officers and Directors on March 4, 2004. 2004. Current and proposed directors for ASAP's March 4, 2004 board elections.
  5. Web. Official Results, Virginia State Board of Elections, retrieved 28 Nov. 2010.
  6. Web. Official Results, Virginia State Board of Elections, retrieved 28 Nov. 2010.