Meredith Richards

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Meredith Richards
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Meredith Richards

District At-Large
Term Start 1996
Term End 2004

Biographical Information

Spouse Larry Richards
Children Russell
Website www.meredithrichards.net
Contributions $ VPAP Database

Meredith Richards is the chair of CvilleRail, and a former City Councillor.

Election history

Richards ran successfully in the general election for City Council in 1996 and 2000. She failed to win the Democratic Party nomination in 2004.

2000 election

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[1]


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

1996 election

Candidate 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%.

References

  1. Web. Official Results May 2, 2000 City Council Election, city website, City of Charlottesville, retrieved 6 May 2011.