The Race for Richmond Mayor in the hands of the voters

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — On Tuesday, both the Presidential Election and the race for Richmond Mayor are in the hands of the voters.

The Mayoral Race has dropped from 17 to five candidates, including Venture Richmond Director Jack Berry, City Council President Michelle Mosby, Former Delegate Joe Morrissey, Former Secretary of the Commonwealth Levar Stoney, and Architect Lawrence Williams.

On the ballot, voters will still see three candidates’ names who dropped out of the race: Jon Baliles, Bobby Junes, and former Councilman Bruce Tyler.

On Saturday, November 5, Bobby Junes released a statement explaining his decision to drop out of Richmond’s Mayoral race while also endorsing Jack Berry for mayor.

All mayoral candidates are expected to vote in various places in Richmond. 8News has team coverage on Election Day.

Polling locations are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. tonight. People who are in line by 7 p.m. will be allowed to vote.

For more polling information and what voters can expect to see on the ballot, CLICK HERE.

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