As the Republican Party swept into power nationally and the country watched its politics become more conservative overnight a week ago, Richmond had one of its most progressive elections ever—passing a rent control measure and...
Scenes from the Richmond Progressive Alliance's campaign party on November 8 as they celebrated their massive wins on the city council and rent control.
In what may be the biggest electoral victory in the Richmond Progressive Alliance’s 13-year history, the political group has won two more City Council seats—giving it a majority on the council.
Richmond’s rent control measure—Measure L—has passed with over 63 percent of the vote.
Mister Phillips and Tom Panas will be the newest members of the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education, according to unofficial results reported by the Contra Costa Elections Division.
Photos from around Richmond on Election Day.
Back in 2004, Richmond voters saw local election posters encouraging them to “Reach for a better Richmond” and promising them “New Leadership, New Ideas, New Ethics.” Now, six elections later, the up-and-coming political faction behind...
The education-focused nonprofit Education Matters, the largest local spender in the 2016 WCCUSD school board race, vetted the candidates they endorsed with questions that included their stance on charter schools.
The real estate industry has so far spent about $188,000 in opposition to Richmond’s rent control measure—over triple the amount spent in support.
After a West Contra Costa Unified School District school board race free of negative ads through the end of October, a new late-game attack ad was sent out against candidate Mister Phillips.
Election day is just around the corner. Before everything comes to a close, we walked around Richmond, stopping at Civic Center Plaza and Marina Bay, to ask residents what they thought about the upcoming vote.
Who’s your money on for the Richmond City Council election? And where are you from? A local election doesn’t necessarily mean local money.
Cesar Zepeda may be new to Richmond’s politics, but he’s no stranger to community organizing. The longtime Richmond resident is the president of both the Hilltop District Neighborhood Council and the Hilltop District Homeowners and...