Chris Hilbert

The Richmond City Democratic Committee on Thursday endorsed candidates in 17 of the 18 City Council and School Board races. more

Oct 7, 2016 9:15 AM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

The Richmond Education Association on Wednesday afternoon endorsed Levar Stoney’s campaign for Richmond mayor, as well candidates in 16 of the 18 Richmond City Council and Richmond School Board races. more

Sep 14, 2016 3:35 PM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

Five Richmond City Council incumbents have challengers lining up for the November elections; four open seats are up for grabs. more

May 13, 2016 4:00 PM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

Longtime North Side representatives Chris Hilbert ruled out on Wednesday night a mayoral run, announcing instead that he would seek re-election to Richmond City Council this November. more

Apr 21, 2016 9:00 AM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

A standing-room-only crowd crammed into Virginia Union University's Coburn Hall for a first look at a dozen candidates in the early field for the city's mayoral election. Read our five takeaways. more

Apr 7, 2016 11:30 AM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

Doug Wilder

courtesy of L. Douglas Wilder

Former Governor and Richmond Mayor L. Douglas Wilder will host a forum for potential and declared mayoral candidates in early April. more

Mar 17, 2016 3:45 PM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

Richmond City Council voted Monday night to approve the $54 million Broad Street Bus Rapid Transit project in what several council members characterized as a first step toward improving the region’s lackluster public transportation system. more

Feb 9, 2016 10:15 AM News

In his final State of the City address Thursday evening, Mayor Dwight C. Jones announced a proposal to include on the November ballot an advisory referendum on raising the city’s real estate tax rate to fund public schools projects. more

Jan 29, 2016 10:15 AM News 4 Comments

City Councilman Jon Baliles, a rumored hopeful in the city’s 2016 mayoral race, has hired the fundraising consultant that worked for two winning Republican Senate candidates this past November. more

Jan 21, 2016 5:00 PM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

Jack Berry, executive director of Venture Richmond, confirmed Monday that he is mulling a run in the city's 2016 mayoral election. more

Jan 19, 2016 12:20 PM Field Notes: 2016 Elections 1 Comments

The election to succeed Mayor Dwight C. Jones is a year from now. Is it too soon to start speculating on who might replace him? Of course not. more

Nov 3, 2015 10:40 AM NEWS & FEATURES 1 Comments

Michelle Mosby, who represents the 9th District on Richmond's South Side, is the first African-American woman to serve as council president. more

Jan 6, 2015 10:11 AM News

Richmond City Council voted Monday to transfer the CenterStage Foundation $1.75 million for an overdue real estate tax bill the group didn’t expect to receive and couldn’t pay. more

Oct 28, 2014 1:10 PM News

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