UVa doctoral candidate and Rose Hill Neighborhood Association president Kendra Hamilton has announced that she is seeking the Democratic nomination for City Council. Hamilton has named police/community relations and race relations as issues that she’d like to tackle on Council. The three incumbents who are up for reelection — Democrats Maurice Cox, Kevin Lynch, and Meredith Richards — have not yet announced if they will seek reelection. The Democratic nomination convention is scheduled for February 7th, less than three weeks from now. Elizabeth Nelson has the story in today’s Progress.