Folks that know stuff are saying that Cynthia Newbille has removed herself from consideration for the City Council 7th District seat appointment.
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At the risk of both becoming ALL POLITICS ALL THE TIME and completely closing the circle: Style Weekly’s Ghosting the Machine is a look at the recent controversy around the appointment to fill the vacant City Council 7th District seat and some of the bigger picture of the new challenges to “old-time machine politics”.
A month or so after announcing my candidacy for the City Council 7th District seat come this fall, I am rescinding that statement.
Delores McQuinn resigned her City COuncil 7th District seat last night to take on her new position as a State Delegate. Her short-term replacement will be named on February 9th; an election in November will fill the seat until the end of the term.
An email addressed to the “Citizens of Richmond” and about recent reports of possible shenanigans regarding the upcoming City Council 7th District seat appointment urges folks to sign a petition requesting that council appoint “a bonafide resident of the district” to the soon-to-be-vacant position:
This seems like an interesting time to revisit the Virginia Public Access Project, a non-profit group the makes it easy to access the public records of who has donated how much to a candidate for office.
Congressman Eric Cantor of Virginia’s 7th District will serve as the keynote speaker at one of the Richmond GOP’s biggest events of the year, the 3rd Annual Fall Fundraiser. The Fall Fundraiser will be October 16th @ 5:30PM at 2309 East Broad Street.
7th District School Board member Keith West will join mayoral candidate Paul Goldman at an 11AM press conference at Bellevue Elementary School to discuss “the need for a citywide school uniform policy”. The announcement quotes West as saying that “Goldman is the only candidate willing to challenge the failed status quo and call for a [...]
Today at the 7th District Meeting, Seventh District Representative and Council VP Delores McQuinn announced officially that she will be running for reelection. Petitions of support are circulating the community.
In line with recent discussion, this autumn’s school board races look to be feisty. Style Weekly’s Sabers Rattle, Missiles Launch In Schools Fight has more on Keith West’s tattered relationships with many of the other members and his move to rebuild the Board: “Quality candidates will be running in every district,” West writes, warning that [...]
Councilwoman McQuinn will hold a Community Meeting on Monday, March 31st at 1:00PM at the East District Center to discuss a threat by Mayor Wilder to cut trash pickup if city council reduces the real estate tax rate.
Style Weekly’s The Insubordinate, a profile of Richmond PTA leader Tichi Pinkney-Eppes and her take on the Richmond Public School, includes as damning evidence a piece on the issues of a parent of a 9-year-old student at Chimborazo Elementary.
7th District School Board rep Keith West was spurned in his bid last night to lead the Richmond School Board. Afterward the voting, West said that the board has lost the confidence of the city and that a whole new board should be elected. He further stated that he will not run for the position [...]
Before and 18-months-after photos of the somewhat notorious house at 3416 East Clay Street.