Michael Farruggio (R-Charlottesville)
Charlottesville City Council
|Election||Nov. 5, 2013|
|For term to start||January 2014|
|Term End||December 2017|
|Term Start||October 2005|
|Term End||August 2009|
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Farruggio moved to Charlottesville in 1988 to become a police officer with the Charlottesville Police Department. He was appointed to the Charlottesville Planning Commission in October 2005, and his term expired on August 31, 2009. Farruggio said he stepped down in order to spend more time with his young children.
He announced his candidacy on April 25, 2013 along with his running mate, Buddy Weber.
|Kristin Szakos (D) incumbent||7,411||34.89|
|Bob Fenwick (D)||6,650||31.31|
|Mike Farruggio (R)||3,897||18.35|
|Charles L. Weber, Jr. (R)||3,172||14.93|
|Source: Virginia State Board of Elections|
Each voter could vote for up to two candidates.
|Candidate Profile Resources|
|Candidate||Michael Farruggio (R)|
|Office||Charlottesville City Council|
|Election year||2013 election|
|Candidate interviews by Charlottesville Tomorrow|
|Candidate interview transcript|
|Candidate interview audio|
Farruggio was recruited by Weber. He raised $3,070 in campaign contributions through May 29, 2013. His largest donation was from John Pfaltz. In the July-August period, Farruggio raised $5,190. 
Nomination at mass meeting
Audio of campaign announcement
- Charlottesville Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee
- Eastern Connector Study Steering Committee
- Meadowcreek Parkway Interchange Steering Committee
- PACC Tech
- Web. Szakos, Fenwick win Charlottesville City Council seats, Aaron Richardson, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, November 5, 2013, retrieved November 6, 2013.
- Web. City fields 2 GOP candidates for council, Aaron Richardson, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, April 25, 2013, retrieved April 29, 2013.
- Tubbs, Sean J. "City seeking two new Planning Commissioners; Lewis, Farruggio stepping downCity seeking two new Planning Commissioners; Lewis, Farruggio stepping down." Weblog post. Charlottesville Tomorrow News Center. Charlottesville Tomorrow, 25 June 2009. Web. 30 June 2009. <http://cvilletomorrow.typepad.com/charlottesville_tomorrow_/2009/06/planning_commission_vacancies.html>
- Web. Charlottesville City Council Election Results, Virginia State Board of Elections, retrieved November 11, 2013.
- Web. Palmer, McKeel lead local candidates in fundraising, Daily Progress Staff Reports, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, June 7, 2013, retrieved June 10, 2013.
- Web. Local campaigns garner support from political parties, business PAC, Maggie Ambrose and Brian Wheeler, Charlottesville Tomorrow, September 22, 2013, retrieved October 3, 2013.