Archive for August, 2015

Local Candidates Forum

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Candidates for the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors and Charlottesville City Council gave their views on many of the issues and priorities for the County and City. Listen to the event with the podcast below from the Charlottesville Podcasting Network.

City of Charlottesville Candidates

Chris Callahn (on the left) and City of Charlottesville Candidates

Albemarle County Candidates

Albemarle County Candidates

The candidates spoke at the Wednesday, August 12, 2015 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. Click here for identification of the candidates. The meeting was held at the Senior Center in Charlottesville. Following the presentation, questions were taken from the audience. The program was moderated by senior reporter for 1070 WINA News Radio Chris Callahan. Chris has been with the station for 41 years and was honored in 2014 by the Associated Press Broadcasters for the Best News Operation of the Year.

Program Summary

All candidates from the contested districts in Albemarle County, and all of the City Council candidates participated in the forum. The event received extensive media coverage and The Daily Progress published a lengthy article reporting on the views of the candidates. The article, written by Progress reporter Michael Bragg, can be viewed on the Internet at this location.