Before the Tuesday night deadline, 18 candidates from diverse backgrounds filed applications to fill the empty seat. The council majority will only choose one of them.
The new left-leaning city council faces steep challenges ahead.
We've selected an important story from each month of 2010. Take a look and drop us a comment about what you think is in store for next year.
Richmond's 2010 election was probably the most expensive in the city's history.
After a dramatic election night, Richmond's city council has been rearranged — and the effects will be far-reaching.
Gayle McLaughlin wins a second term after a contentious election. Nat Bates trailed by just over 600 votes.
Corky Boozé, Jovanka Beckles and Jim Rogers win in tight council race.
Richmond voters passed two of three measures on Tuesday's ballot.
All the results are in. Check them out.
Outside polling stations, Richmond residents defend their votes.
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The Contra Costa County chapter of BAPAC circulated an e-mail Oct. 30 criticizing two candidates for city council.
Immigration reform advocate encourages Latinos to make their voices heard at the ballot box.