Jon Bright

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Jon Bright is the owner of the Spectacle Shop chain in Charlottesville. [1].

Bright is co-chairman of the Charlottesville Community Leadership Council and president of the North Downtown Residences Association. [2].

Election 2000

Bright ran for City Council in 2000 as a Republican.

Candidates 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%.[4]


  1. Dixit, Rachana. "Homeless Numbers Rise amid Slump | Charlottesville Daily Progress." Charlottesville Daily Progress. 7 Apr. 2010. Web. 08 Apr. 2010. <>.
  2. Suarez, Chris. "Post-Aug. 12 neighborhood meetings set for Thursday raise questions | Charlottesville Daily Progress." Charlottesville Daily Progress. 24 Apr. 2018. Web. 05 May 2018. <>.
  3. Web. Official Results May 2, 2000 City Council Election, city website, City of Charlottesville, retrieved August 4, 2022.
  4. Official results City of Charlottesville, retrieved 24 June 2009.

External links

Spectacle Shop website