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Democrats gain advantage in Albemarle and retain seats in Charlottesville

Three Democrats and an independent snared four Albemarle County supervisor seats Tuesday, sweeping aside a pair of Republican incumbents. In the Samuel Miller District, Democratic challenger Liz Palmer defeated Republican incumbent Duane E. Snow, 57 percent to 43 percent. In the Rio District, Democrat Brad Sheffield tallied 57 percent of the vote, compared with Republican […]

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Boyd files complaints against anti-bypass group

State officials said Thursday they are awaiting paperwork from a local nonprofit group accused of skirting registration requirements in its opposition to the Western Bypass of U.S. 29. A Virginia Board of Elections spokeswoman said the agency has launched a review of the Charlottesville Bypass Truth Coalition following Albemarle County Supervisor Kenneth C. Boyd’s filing […]