The next election in the City of Richmond will be a general election on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. The polls will be open from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Items on the ballot will be State Senate, House of Delegates and Circuit Court Clerk.
Former RVA mayor and State Senator since 1991 Henry Marsh (D-incumbent) is being challenged by Preston Brown (I) (president of WCLM Radio, P.T. Brown Auto Sales, The Heart & Soul of the City newspaper, and The Heart & Soul Sidewalk Cafe) for State Senate District 16.
Citywide, Bevill Dean (incumbent) is seeking a 3rd term as Circuit Court Clerk, with a challenge by Emmett J. Jafari. The Sept.29 issue of the Richmond Free Press has a piece differentiating the 2 candidates (emphasizing Dean’s experience). Previously a candidate for 8th district school board in 2000, sheriff in 2001, mayor in 2004 and sheriff in 2005, the tour bus operator Jafari has a video on Youtube for his current campaign:
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