Now two City Democrats have declared their interest in two seats on the Charlottesville City Council.

Former Charlottesville Fire Chief


Julian Taliaferro

announced today that he is a candidate for the Democratic nomination in the May 2, 2006 City Council Elections. City Democrats will have a mass meeting to nominate their candidates March 4th.  Mr. Taliaferro joins

Dave Norris

who announced earlier this month.


Councilor Blake Caravati is not running for re-election

.  The other current councilor with a term expiring at the end of June 2006 is Rob Schilling.  Mr. Schilling has not announced if he plans to run for re-election.  City Republicans plan to have a mass meeting to nominate their candidates March 5th.

Brian Wheeler