Election Results: November 8, 2016

In the midst of the 2016 Presidential Election, in which Republican candidate Donald J. Trump won against Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, the City of Richmond also had its share of winners in several key local government bodies: The Mayor, the City Council, and the School Board. Below is a brief overview of the election results for the City of Richmond.

Mayoral Election

Levar Stoney, former Secretary of the Commonwealth of Virginia, was elected mayor of the City of Richmond. According to The New York Times, Stoney won by 33,423 (36.1%) votes. It was a close race between Levar Stoney and Jack Berry, as Berry had 31,174 (33.7%) votes. Joseph Morissey, who was expected to be the likely winner of the mayoral election, conceded from the race with 19,668 (21.3%) votes. (Source: The New York Times, http://www.nytimes.com/elections/results/virginia-mayor-richmond).

City Council and School Board Elections

Richmond's official local government website, www.richmondgov.com, indicates that on both the City Council and School Board governing bodies, there will be both new faces and old faces, several of which have moved from School Board to City Council. (http://eservices.ci.richmond.va.us/applications/electionresults/index.html)

City Council District 1: Andreas D. Addison District 2: Kimberly B. Gray District 3: Chris A. Hilbert District 4: Kristen Nye Larson District 5: Parker C. Agelasto District 6: Ellen F. Robertson District 7: Cynthia I. Newbille District 8: Reva M. Trammell District 9: Michael J. Jones

School Board District 1: Liz B. Doerr District 2: J. Scott Barlow District 3: Jeff M. Bourne District 4: Jonathan M. Young District 5: Patrick M. Sapini District 6: Felicia D. Cosby District 7: Nadine D. “Marsh” Carter District 8: Dawn C. Page District 9: Linda Baker Owen

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