RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Incumbent Mayor, Levar Stoney, surpassed his four challengers in fundraising ahead of Election Day.
According to the Virginia Department of Elections, for all candidates fundraising came in around $1.9 million. Mayor Stoney reported bringing in over $520,000 in the last two months alone.
Yearly totals for all candidates are as followed:
- Mayor Levar Stoney: $1.07 million
- Alexis Rodger: $415,760
- Kim Gray: $391,502
- Justin Griffin:$44,336
- Tracey McLean: $1,837
Requirements for winning Richmond’s Mayoral race is unique. One candidate has to carry at least five of the nine city council districts to be elected. If that doesn’t happen then there will be a run-off that would happen on December 15, 2020 between the two candidates with the most votes citywide.
2020 ELECTION COVERAGE
- President Donald Trump granted a full pardon to former White House aide Steve Bannon as part of a wave of pardons and commutations he issued during his final hours in office.
- Could the 25th Amendment remove President Trump from office? 8News political analyst says it's unlikelyCalls are getting louder for the 25th Amendment to be invoked in order to remove President Donald Trump from office. This comes after his supporters attacked the U.S. Capitol Wednesday.
- Three Virginia GOP delegates sign letter asking VP Pence to nullify the state's certified election resultsThree Republican Virginia delegates signed a letter asking Vice President Mike Pence to nullify the commonwealth's certified election results.
- Sen. Warner remains confident, other Virginia lawmakers keep 'open mind' ahead of 2020 Election challengeAll eyes are on Washington as the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives will come together Wednesday to certify the 2020 Presidential Election results.
- Wednesday's congressional joint session to count electoral votes has taken on added importance this year as congressional Republicans allied with President Donald Trump are pledging to try and undo Democrat Joe Biden’s victory and subvert the will of the American people.
- President Donald Trump put forth a dizzying array of fuzzy accounting and outright false claims in an extraordinary phone call to Georgia's secretary of state seeking a reversal of his election defeat, fabricating a slew of votes that he said should've been counted in his favor.
- WASHINGTON (AP) — Wednesday's congressional joint session to count electoral votes has taken on added importance this year as congressional Republicans allied with President Donald Trump are pledging to try and undo Democrat Joe Biden’s victory and subvert the will of the American people. The Republicans — a dozen senators and many more House members […]
- Vice President Mike Pence filed Thursday to dismiss Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert’s lawsuit against him. Pence’s legal team stated that the vice president is not the proper defendant in the case.