Gov. Dwight Jones? 

Why Richmond's mayor missed a prime opportunity to run for Virginia's highest office.

When I was co-writing changes to the city charter to allow for the election of a mayor at large in the early 2000s, the following seemed self-evident to me: Any popular mayor, able to be pictured by campaign consultants as balancing…

full article »


Comments (5)

Showing 1-5 of 5

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-5 of 5

Add a comment

More by Paul Goldman

  • Back on Base

    Opinion: It’s time to save The Diamond and move Richmond forward.
    • Jul 29, 2014
  • Childproof

    What’s the point of changing our form of government to see it fail our children?
    • Oct 16, 2012
  • Toxic Politics

    How did we wind up 50 years later sending vulnerable youngsters back to a school the public had long wanted closed?
    • Sep 25, 2012
  • More »

Latest in Back Page

  • The Power of Nice

    Bruce Miller: Portrait of the Artist as a Kind Man
    • May 26, 2015
  • Movers and Takers

    Opinion: With regards to ethics reform in Virginia, don’t blame the lobbyists. Blame the politicians with their hands out.
    • May 19, 2015
  • The Shine on the Diamond

    Opinion: Richmond’s baseball stadium is beautiful, thoughtful and brilliantly detailed, part of a long and rich architectural lineage.
    • May 12, 2015
  • More »

Copyright © 2015 Style Weekly
Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
All rights reserved
Powered by Foundation