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2016 mayoral election

The anti-Joe Morrissey political action committee formed during Richmond’s mayoral contest this past fall was fueled by cash from individuals or organizations that also donated to Mayor Levar Stoney or runner-up Jack Berry’s campaigns. more

Jan 18, 2017 11:00 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Levar Stoney was sworn in as Richmond’s new mayor on Saturday at City Hall. more

Dec 31, 2016 1:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

In six and a half months, Stoney's campaign transformed him from a virtual unknown into Richmond's mayor-elect, delivering an improbable outright win that few, if any, outside of his team predicted. How did they do it? more

Nov 18, 2016 1:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

The political ascent of Levar Stoney was made official late Wednesday, when Virginia’s former secretary of the commonwealth was declared Richmond’s mayor-elect. more

Nov 9, 2016 10:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Former Venture Richmond executive Jack Berry on Wednesday evening conceded the Richmond mayoral election to Levar Stoney in a statement from his campaign. more

Nov 9, 2016 7:59 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog 2 Comments

Richmond’s two top mayoral candidates are in a holding pattern Wednesday morning after an election night that did not render an official outcome and little went as expected. more

Nov 9, 2016 10:45 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

In Richmond-area congressional races, Democrat Donald McEachin won in the 4th District and and Republican Dave Brat was reelected in the 7th, but voters delivered surprises in Richmond and across the country. more

Nov 8, 2016 11:32 PM News

Several voters at two precincts in the battleground 5th district said Morrissey's personal troubles and bad publicity — recent or otherwise — didn’t lead them to reconsider their decision to support him. more

Nov 8, 2016 5:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

After a whirlwind day at the polls, the three leading candidates in the Richmond mayoral race will gather with supporters and celebrate as they await election returns. more

Nov 8, 2016 4:45 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

City voters share their choices and hopes for post-election Richmond. more

Nov 8, 2016 3:12 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Richmond mayoral hopeful Jack Berry says he’s confident the mayoral race will be settled today. Voters at a 2nd District precinct were split between Berry and Stoney. more

Nov 8, 2016 11:15 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Richmond mayoral hopeful Levar Stoney stood in line for an hour at the Richmond Public Library’s main branch to cast his ballot on Tuesday morning. more

Nov 8, 2016 9:15 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Richmond is nearing the climax of a mayoral race you couldn’t have scripted to be crazier. It’s been a glorious few months for political junkies following the happenings in the ever-expanding #rvamayor universe. more

Nov 8, 2016 8:30 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog 1 Comments

West End Councilman Jon Baliles has endorsed Levar Stoney's bid for Richmond mayor, according to a release sent from Stoney's campaign. more

Nov 5, 2016 11:15 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Heading into the last weekend before Election Day, we check in with the three leading candidates in Richmond’s mayoral race. more

Nov 4, 2016 5:00 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

The election will soon be over, and other reasons to celebrate this month, measured in happy tears more

Nov 4, 2016 9:37 AM NEWS & FEATURES

It's a serious election season, but Beau Cribbs and 'RVA Tonight' aren't going down without some laughs. more

Nov 3, 2016 11:18 AM News

West End Councilman Jon Baliles on Wednesday afternoon dropped out of the Richmond mayoral race, citing the risk of a split vote next Tuesday, resulting in front-runner Joe Morrissey being the city's next mayor. more

Nov 2, 2016 5:00 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog 1 Comments

How the race to run Richmond works, recent voter turnout and campaign spending more

Nov 2, 2016 2:48 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Former Venture Richmond executive Jack Berry reported raising just under $360,000 from Oct. 1-27, far and away the most among the field of seven mayoral candidates. more

Nov 1, 2016 10:20 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

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