Charlottesville School Board member and Albemarle County teacher Collette Blount is running for the Democratic nomination for City Council, Brian Wheeler writes for Charlottesville Tomorrow. In her campaign announcement, she expressed particular interest in matters of race, and said that the major planks in her campaign platform are equal access to quality education for all citizens, environmental stewardship, and citizen engagement.
I think, at last, this is going to be the final Democrat to declare for this November’s Council election. That’s seven candidates for three nominations, plus four independent candidates. There are no Republicans in the race.