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'''Tom Vandever''' is the [[Charlottesville Democratic Party]] co-leader (with [[Jim Nix]]) for 2010. He served as a two-term [[City Council]]or, and as [[Mayor of Charlottesville|Mayor]] of [[Charlottesville]] from 1992 to 1994<ref name=schillingoldnew>{{cite web|title=Everything new is old again: Charlottesville Dems choose “new” leadership|work=Schilling Show Blog|url=http://blog.schillingshow.com/2010/01/16/everything-new-is-old-again-charlottesville-dems-choose-%E2%80%9Cnew%E2%80%9D-leadership/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+SchillingShow+%28The+Schilling+Show+Blog%29|publishdate=16 Jan 2009|accessdate=16 Jan. 2009}}</ref>
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Democrat Tom Vandever served as [[Mayor of Charlottesville|Mayor]] of [[Charlottesville]] from 1992 to 1994.
 
  
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==City Council==
  
==Achievements==
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Vandever told ''[[The Hook]]'' in 2006 that his biggest achievements included converting [[Water Street]] to two-way traffic, allowing traffic to cross the [[Downtown Mall]] at Second Street NE, and supporting the [[Charlottesville Ice Park]]<ref name=hookeverybody>{{cite-hook|url=http://www.readthehook.com/stories/2006/08/10/COVER-Amalg.doc.aspx|title=Mayorsville: Here, everybody's a mayor'|publishdate=10 Aug. 2006|author=Lisa Provence|accessdate=2 May 2009}}</ref>.
  
Vandever told the Hook in 2006 that his biggest achievements included converting [[Water Street]] to two-way traffic, allowing traffic to cross the Downtown Mall at Second Street NE, and supporting the Charlottesville Ice Park<ref>[http://www.readthehook.com/stories/2006/08/10/COVER-Amalg.doc.aspx 'Mayorsville: Here, everybody's a mayor'], 10 Aug. 2006. Lisa Provence. The Hook. 2 May 2009</ref>.
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===Election history===
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Vandever was elected as a Democrat in both elections.  
  
==[[1992 election]] for City Council==
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Revision as of 13:05, 16 January 2010

Tom Vandever

Electoral District At-large

Term Start 1992

Biographical Information

Tom Vandever is the Charlottesville Democratic Party co-leader (with Jim Nix) for 2010. He served as a two-term City Councilor, and as Mayor of Charlottesville from 1992 to 1994[1]


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City Council

Vandever told The Hook in 2006 that his biggest achievements included converting Water Street to two-way traffic, allowing traffic to cross the Downtown Mall at Second Street NE, and supporting the Charlottesville Ice Park[2].

Election history

Vandever was elected as a Democrat in both elections.

1992 election for City Council

Candidates Votes %
Thomas Vandever (D) incumbent 4,086 56.31
Alvin Edwards (D) incumbent 3,895 54.92
Virginia Daugherty (D) 3,969 54.70
Thomas Hill (R) 3,153 43.45
Thomas Plofchan (R) 2,986 41.15
Thane Kerner (R) 3,122 43.03


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

1988 election for City Council

Candidates Votes %
Bitsy Waters (D) 3,496 51.19
Tom Vandever (D) 3,326 48.70
Alvin Edwards (D) 3,332 48.79
David Sheffield (R) 3,291 48.19
Margaret Carter (R) 3,145 46.05
Judith Wright (R) 3,112 45.57


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

Notes

  1. Web. Everything new is old again: Charlottesville Dems choose “new” leadership, Schilling Show Blog, 16 Jan 2009, retrieved 16 Jan. 2009.
  2. Web. Mayorsville: Here, everybody's a mayor', Lisa Provence, The Hook, Better Publications LLC, 10 Aug. 2006, retrieved 2 May 2009.