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A special election is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 10, to choose a new representative for the 9th Virginia Senate District, which includes part of Richmond, Henrico and Hanover counties, as well as Charles City County. more

Jan 9, 2017 3:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Outgoing Mayor Dwight C. Jones touts achievements but leaves a complicated legacy. more

Dec 28, 2016 11:28 AM News

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

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

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

Ten of the 28 candidates running for Richmond City Council went on record as opposing Joe Morrissey for mayor. more

Oct 31, 2016 4:15 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Former Richmond mayors Henry Marsh and Rudy McCollum endorsed former Levar Stoney’s bid for mayor at a news conference held Tuesday morning in Church Hill. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

As a partner in the Sept. 29 Mayorathon candidate forum, Richmond magazine sat down with Richmond mayoral hopefuls (in a boat on the James River) to discuss their stances on issues affecting the riverfront. more

Sep 28, 2016 4:42 PM Mayorathon 2016

Former West End Councilman Bruce Tyler dropped out of the Richmond mayoral race on Tuesday afternoon, shrinking the field of candidates to seven. more

Sep 27, 2016 5:45 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Mayoral candidate Levar Stoney hopes his personal story and vision for the city resonate with voters. more

Sep 23, 2016 8:30 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

The most polarizing man in city politics might be Richmond’s next mayor. more

Sep 16, 2016 8:30 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

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: Politics Blog

A new generation seeks a foothold in city politics. more

Sep 14, 2016 10:20 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

The Richmond Association of Realtors' political action committee on Sunday endorsed former Venture Richmond executive Jack Berry’s campaign for Richmond mayor. more

Sep 11, 2016 12:01 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog 1 Comments

The Richmond City Democratic Committee on Thursday night endorsed former Secretary of the Commonwealth Levar Stoney for Richmond mayor. more

Sep 9, 2016 9:15 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Jack Berry enters the crucial stretch with momentum in Richmond’s mayoral race. more

Sep 9, 2016 8:30 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog 1 Comments

The Richmond mayor’s race is coming to a TV screen near you. more

Sep 7, 2016 12:00 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

"Nobody's perfect," but we should want somebody remarkable — not notorious — to run this town. more

Aug 29, 2016 3:05 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog 1 Comments

Mayoral candidate Jon Baliles, a City Council member who worked under former and current mayors L. Douglas Wilder and Dwight C. Jones, says, “We need somebody down at City Hall with experience and judgment to get the city turned around.” more

Aug 26, 2016 8:30 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Former Richmond mayoral candidate Alan Schintzius filed a lawsuit in Richmond Circuit Court on Tuesday to appear on the November ballot. Joe Morrissey’s law firm is handling the case. more

Aug 24, 2016 12:15 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

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