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Brown's candidacy was at the center of a controversy among the city's Democratic party when incumbent Councilor Mike Signer, a Democrat, donated to his campaign. The husband of Democratic Councilor Heather Hill also contributed to Brown. <ref>{{Cite-progress|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/democrats-support-of-independent-council-candidate-at-issue/article_51b5b525-166d-589a-a71f-593ecb3a446c.html|title=Democrats' support of independent council candidate at issue|author=Nolan Stout|publishdate=|accessdate=}}</ref> The party's bylaws threatened expulsion for any member who did not support the Democratic nominee in a general election.
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Brown's candidacy was at the center of a controversy among the city's Democratic party when incumbent Councilor [[Mike Signer]], a Democrat, donated to his campaign. The husband of Democratic Councilor [[Heather Hill]] also contributed to Brown. <ref>{{Cite-progress|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/news/politics/democrats-support-of-independent-council-candidate-at-issue/article_51b5b525-166d-589a-a71f-593ecb3a446c.html|title=Democrats' support of independent council candidate at issue|author=Nolan Stout|publishdate=|accessdate=}}</ref> The party's bylaws threatened expulsion for any member who did not support the Democratic nominee in a general election.
  
Mayor Nikuyah Walker also publicly feuded with Brown during the election cycle. <ref>{{Cite web|url=https://wina.com/news/064460-mayor-walker-lays-into-bellamy-brown-twice/|title=Mayor Walker lays into Bellamy Brown twice|last=|first=|publishdate=|publisher=|archive-url=|archive-date=|dead-url=|accessdate=}}</ref><ref>{{Cite-progress|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/election/council-candidates-discuss-meeting-conduct-collaboration-at-forum/article_1bfdf914-ae19-5e75-b719-b1cfb78fa5fe.html|title=Council candidates discuss meeting conduct, collaboration at forum|author=Nolan Stout|publishdate=|accessdate=}}</ref>
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Mayor [[Nikuyah Walker]] also publicly feuded with Brown during the election cycle. <ref>{{Cite web|url=https://wina.com/news/064460-mayor-walker-lays-into-bellamy-brown-twice/|title=Mayor Walker lays into Bellamy Brown twice|last=|first=|publishdate=|publisher=|archive-url=|archive-date=|dead-url=|accessdate=}}</ref><ref>{{Cite-progress|url=https://www.dailyprogress.com/election/council-candidates-discuss-meeting-conduct-collaboration-at-forum/article_1bfdf914-ae19-5e75-b719-b1cfb78fa5fe.html|title=Council candidates discuss meeting conduct, collaboration at forum|author=Nolan Stout|publishdate=|accessdate=}}</ref>
  
 
===General election results===
 
===General election results===

Latest revision as of 17:16, 2 December 2019

Bellamy Brown

Independent Candidate for Charlottesville City Council
Party Independent
For term to start January 2020
Term End January 2023

Biographical Information

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Bellamy Brown is a Charlottesville native who was an independent candidate for Charlottesville City Council in the 2019 election. He placed 4th in a six-way race. [1]


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2019 election

Controversy

Brown's candidacy was at the center of a controversy among the city's Democratic party when incumbent Councilor Mike Signer, a Democrat, donated to his campaign. The husband of Democratic Councilor Heather Hill also contributed to Brown. [2] The party's bylaws threatened expulsion for any member who did not support the Democratic nominee in a general election.

Mayor Nikuyah Walker also publicly feuded with Brown during the election cycle. [3][4]

General election results

Candidates Votes %
Sena Magill (D) 8,420 25.97
Lloyd Snook (D) 8,133 25.08
Michael Payne (D) 7,816 24.10
Bellamy Brown (I) 5,736 17.69
Paul Long (I) 1,253 3.86
John Edward Hall (I) 837 2.58
Write-In 232 0.72
Source: State Board of Elections[5]


Each voter could vote for up to three candidates.


  1. Web. Democrats Magill, Snook, Payne sweep City Council race, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, November 5, 2019, retrieved November 5, 2019.
  2. Web. Democrats' support of independent council candidate at issue, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises
  3. Web. Mayor Walker lays into Bellamy Brown twice
  4. Web. Council candidates discuss meeting conduct, collaboration at forum, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises
  5. Web. 2015 November General, State Board of Elections, November 6, 2011, retrieved November 12, 2019.

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