Amy Laufer

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Amy Laufer
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Amy Laufer (D-Charlottesville)

District At-Large
Party Democratic
Election June 13, 2017
Democratic Primary
For term to start 2018

Term Start Jan. 2012
Term End Dec. 2019

Term Start 2015
Term End 2015

Biographical Information

Date of birth May 13, 1972
Age 45
Spouse Aaron Laufer
Alma mater University of Milwaukee, Columbia University Teachers College
Website http://amylaufer.com/
Campaign $ VPAP
Contributions $ VPAP

Amy Laufer is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the Charlottesville City Council in the June 13, 2017 primary. Amy Laufer announced on February 28. [1]

Laufer is a city school board member who was elected to the Charlottesville School Board in the 2011 election. [2][3]

She won reelection to a second term in November 2015. [4]

2017 election

Laufer announced her candidacy on February 28, 2017 in CitySpace. She won the endorsement of Tom Perriello in late April. [5]


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Candidate Votes %
Amy Laufer 6,253 46.07
Heather Hill 4,597 33.87
Bob Fenwick (incumbent) 2,722 20.06
Source: State Board of Elections[6]


Each voter could vote for up to two candidates.


2015 election

Candidate Profile Resources
Candidate Amy Laufer
Office Charlottesville School Board
Election year 2015 election
Logo-small25.jpg Candidate interviews by Charlottesville Tomorrow
Candidate interview transcript
Candidate interview audio

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Results

Candidate Votes %
Amy Laufer 4,276 25.33
Jennifer L. McKeever 4,212 24.95
Sherry Kraft 4,093 24.24
Adam Hastings 4,085 24.2
Write In 213 1.26
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections[7]


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

2011 election

Results

Candidate Votes %
Amy J. Laufer 4,178 20.86
Willa M. Neale 3,804 18.99
Colette E. Blount 3,053 15.24
Jennifer L. McKeever 2,854 14.25
Guian A. McKee 2,658 13.27
Ivana Kadija 1,969 9.83
Steven C. Latimer 1,406 7.02
Write In 105 0.52
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections[8]


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

References

  1. Web. Laufer launches campaign for Charlottesville City Council, Sean Tubbs, News Article, Charlottesville Tomorrow, February 28, 2017, retrieved March 17, 2017.
  2. Web. Full-time mom, former teacher files for city School Board, Staff Reports, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, July 29, 2011, retrieved 5 August 2011.
  3. Web. City, Albemarle school boards rounded out, McKenzie, Bryan, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, 8 Nov 2011, retrieved 5 Dec 2011.
  4. Web. Charlottesville School Board adds two newcomers, Brian Wheeler, Charlottesville Tomorrow, November 3, 2015, retrieved November 5, 2015.
  5. Web. Periello endorses Laufer for Charlottesville City Council, Courteney, CBS 19, April 26, 2017, retrieved April 27, 2017.
  6. Web. 2017 June Democratic Primary, Virginia State Board of Elections, retrieved June 24, 2017.
  7. Web. November 2015 General Election Results, retrieved March 16, 2017.
  8. Web. November 2011 General Election Results, State Board of Elections, retrieved March 17, 2017.