Mayor of Charlottesville

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The Mayor of Charlottesville is selected from among the five members of the Charlottesville City Council. The position is largely ceremonial, though the Mayor does have the power to set the agenda for Council meetings.

History

Charlottesville held its first mayoral election in 1854 when the position was separate from City Council. this lasted until 1888 when the city was incorporated. [1] Charlottesville's first mayor was R.F. Harris.[2]

List of mayors

Term Mayor Party
2016 - Present Mike Signer Democratic
2012 - 2015 Satyendra Huja Democratic
2008 - 2011 Dave Norris Democratic
2004 - 2007 David Brown Democratic
2002 - 2004 Maurice Cox Democratic
2000 - 2002 Blake Caravati Democratic
1998 - 2000 Virginia Daugherty Democratic
1996 - 1998 Kay Slaughter Democratic
1994 - 1996 David Toscano Democratic
1992 - 1994 Tom Vandever Democratic
1990 - 1992 Alvin Edwards Democratic
1988 - 1990 Elizabeth "Bitsy" Waters Democratic
1980 - 1988 Frank Buck Democratic
1976 - 1978 Laurence Brunton Republican
1976 - 1978 Nancy O'Brien Democratic
1974 - 1976 Charles Barbour Democratic
1972 - 1974 Francis Fife Democratic
1970 - 1972 Mitch Van Yahres Democratic
1968 - 1970 Dutch Vogt Republican
1960 - 1962 Louie Lorraine Scribner Democratic
1957 - 1960 Thomas J. Michie Democratic
1954 - 1956 Sol B. Weinberg Democratic


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References

  1. Web. Charlottesville Urban Design and Affordable Housing, Kenneth A. Schwarz, Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, retrieved November 29, 2012.
  2. Web. Yesteryears: For Charlottesville's first mayor, Christmas season 1886 ended with a bang, David Maurer, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, retrieved December 8, 2013.
  3. 'Mayorsville: Here, everybody's a mayor', 10 Aug. 2006. Lisa Provence. The Hook. 2 May 2009.
  4. Print: Weinberg Plans to Retire; Raps McCue Burrows, , Daily Progress, Lindsay family January 26, 1960, Page .

External links

Mayor of Charlottesville on wikipedia