On March 4, 2006, Democrats in the City of Charlottesville held a nominating convention at Burley Middle School to select their slate of candidates for the May 2006

City Council Election

.  Two Democratic candidates were nominated and accepted by the voters in attendance.  The candidates are Julian Taliaferro and Dave Norris.

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    0:54 —

    Philip Bell

    nominates Julian Taliaferro

    4:10 —

    Emily Pelliccia

    seconds the nomination of Julian Taliaferro

    6:40 —

    Mitch Van Yahres

    seconds the nomination of Julian Taliaferro

    8:50 —

    Julian Taliaferro’s

    acceptance speech

    16:15 —

    Joy Johnson

    nominates Dave Norris

    21:20 —

    Holly Hatcher

    seconds the nomination of Dave Norris

    23:58 —

    Dave Norris’

    acceptance speech

    32:45 — Convention chair

    John Conover

    accepts a motion to close nominations and accept Mr. Norris and Mr. Taliaferro as the Democratic candidates for Charlottesville City Council

    34:45 — Comments from former City Councilor and former Mayor

    Charles Barbour

    42:32 — Comments from

    Delegate David Toscano

    52:00 — Comments from

    Senator Creigh Deeds

    57:00 — Closing remarks by

    Mr. Norris and Mr. Taliaferro

Charlottesville Tomorrow will provide similar coverage of today’s Republican nominating convention.

Brian Wheeler