By BILL BARTEL , Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 3 articles a month)
Vice Mayor Angelia Williams Graves easily won a third term on the City Council on Tuesday with a campaign that she effectively pushed the city to invest more money in struggling neighborhoods and lobbied for increased funding of public schools.
VaNews May 4, 2016
By BILL BARTEL, Virginian-Pilot (Metered Paywall - 3 articles a month)
In Superward 7, where the city faces its greatest challenges with crime, poverty and neighborhood renewal, the May 3 City Council election pits a twice-elected incumbent against a trio of challengers: a former School Board member, a newcomer who wants to give away public housing units and a minister previously convicted of election fraud.
VaNews May 2, 2016