Tag Archives: Election 2010

John Ziesenhenne, the CEO of M.A. Hays Co., poses for a photograph during a political mixer earlier this month. Ziesenhenne is the first person to formally declare their candidacy for the November mayor's race. Photo by Ian A. Stewart.

Ex-Councilman Ziesenhenne officially in mayor’s race

Former Richmond City Councilman John Ziesenhenne has filed his paperwork and will run to unseat Mayor Gayle McLaughlin in November's general election.
Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin at the offices for Richmond Progressive Alliance on Macdonald Avenue.

Richmond’s Green Party mayor: Still feeling like the underdog

Four years after her upset win vaulted Gayle McLaughlin to the pinnacle of local politics and into the national spotlight, the now more seasoned Green Party mayor says she still has what it takes to...
County District Attorney candidates (from left) Elle Falahat, Mark Peterson and Dan O'Malley address a crowd during a debate earier this year. O'Malley and Peterson appear poised to compete in a November runoff after neither received more than 50 percent of Tuesday's primary vote. Photo by Robert Rogers.

Election 2010: D.A. race headed for run-off

Neither Mark Peterson nor Dan O'Malley were able to secure over 50 percent of Tuesday's primary vote, so the two will duke it out in a November run-off for the county District Attorney seat.
A polling station at the Marina Bay Harbor Master's Building is empty as of 5 p.m. Tuesday. Photo by Ian A. Stewart.

Election 2010: Gioia leading in race for County Supe

It was too early to tell for many of Tuesday's local races, although by 9 p.m., County Supervisor John Gioia was leading in his bid to fend off political newcomer Mister Phillips for the District...