Kevin Lynch

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Kevin Lynch is a former member of the Charlottesville City Council who remains active in area public affairs.

Biography

Lynch was born on June 5, 1962 in Alexandria, Virginia. He came to Charlottesville in 1980 to attend the University of Virginia, where he received a Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineeering.

Lynch worked for GE-Fanuc before leaving to become an independent contractor. He was first elected to City Council in 2000[1].

Public service

Lynch served as the president of the Federation of Neighborhoods (1998-1999) and president of the Martha Jefferson Neighborhood Association (1996-1997). Lynch was also a founding member of Sensible Transportation Alternatives to the Meadowcreek Parkway.

Election history

2004 election for City Council

Candidate Votes %
Kendra Hamilton (D) 3,465 64.90
David E. Brown (D) 3,366 63.05
Kevin J. Lynch (D) incumbent 3,183 59.62
Ann Reinicke (R) 1,782 33.38
Kenneth Wayne Jackson (R) 1,557 29.16
Write-In 778 14.57
Vance D. High (I) 717 13.43
Source: City of Charlottesville

[2]



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

2000 election for City Council

Candidate 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%.

References

  1. "A Guide to the Papers of Kevin Lynch." Special Collections, University of Virginia Library. Web. 29 Sept. 2009. <http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/uva-sc/viu04002.document>.
  2. Web. Elections Database, Elections Database, Virginia State Board of Elections, retrieved July 25, 2017.
  3. Web. Official Results May 2, 2000 City Council Election, city website, City of Charlottesville, retrieved 6 May 2011.