Conservative outlook: Jackson vows to cut pizza parties out of city budget
C-VILLE Weekly Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 7 a.m.
The first time Kenneth Jackson ran for City Council in 2004, he did so as a Republican. This time around, he’s running as an independent, but holding on to conservative values. “It’s about people, not parties,” he said at a campaign kickoff May 12 at Tonsler Park.
The 10th-generation Charlottesvillian had been on a hiatus from politics, but was back on the scene in February to denounce City Council plans to move the statue of General Robert E. Lee.
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