Maurice Cox

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Maurice Cox

Term Start 2002
Term End 2004
Preceded by Blake Caravati

Biographical Information

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Democrat Maurice Cox served as Mayor of Charlottesville from 2002 to 2004. Cox is an architectural professor widely credited for encouraging the City to change its comprehensive plan in order to encourage more density and mixed uses. He presided over the City's new zoning code, which was adopted in 2003. He was an opponent of the Meadowcreek Parkway[1].

Cox took a two-year sabbatical from the University of Virginia's school of architecture to serve as design director at the National Endowment for the Arts[2]

2000 election for City Council

Candidates Votes %
Maurice Cox (D) incumbent 2,931 56.15
Meredith Richards (D) incumbent 2,734 52.38
Kevin Lynch (D) 2,723 52.16
Jon Bright (R) 1,946 37.28
Elizabeth Fortune (R) 1,793 34.35
John Pfaltz (R) 1,701 32.59
Kevin Cox (I) 740 14.18
Stratton Salidis (I) 317 6.07
Source: City of Charlottesville[3]


Voters could cast three votes, one for each of the three seats available, hence the percentages do not total 100%.

1996 election for City Council

Candidates Votes %
Maurice Cox (D) 2,733 65.40
Meredith Richards (D) 2,625 62.81
Virginia Daugherty (D) incumbent 2,571 61.52
Michael Crafaik (R) 1,852 44.32


Voters could cast three votes, one for each of the three seats available, hence the percentages do not total 100%.


Notes

  1. 'Mayorsville: Here, everybody's a mayor', 10 Aug. 2006. Lisa Provence. The Hook. 2 May 2009
  2. Harding, Cathy. "Following NEA stint, Cox returns to architecture faculty." C-VILLE Charlottesville's news & arts weekly | Charlottesville VA news music culture dining. 22 Dec. 2009. Web. 22 Dec. 2009. <http://www.c-ville.com/Portlet/Print_Friendly.php?Print=Article&z_Article_ID=11802112093217503>.
  3. Web. Official Results May 2, 2000 City Council Election, city website, City of Charlottesville, retrieved 6 May 2011.