Mayorathon 2020

You can catch up on City Council and Mayoral candidate forums from the Richmond Mayorathon Facebook page (links below)

1st District on 9/21

2nd District on 9/23

3rd District on 9/28

5th District on 9/30

6th District on 10/5

7th District on 10/7

Mayoral forum on 10/14

Through questionnaires and forums, 2020 Mayorathon seeks to help Richmond residents understand their candidates’ vision and policy plans for the city by focusing on these key topic areas.



Public Safety


Youth & Families

Catch up on the Mayoral candidate forum here!

Andreas Addison

Mike Dickinson

Mike Gray

Catch up on the 1st District candidate forum here!

Ashley Jefferson

Katherine Jordan

Tavarris Spinks

Catch up on the 2nd District candidate forum here!

Catch up on the 3rd District candidate forum here!

Stephanie Lynch

Jer’MyKeal McKoy

Mamie Taylor

Declined to participate.

Catch up on the 5th District candidate forum here!

Catch up on the 6th District candidate forum here!

Cynthia Newbille

Joseph Rogers

Catch up on the 7th District candidate forum here!

Unfortunately, 8th District candidates were unable to participate in the 2020 Mayorathon forum series. Feel free to visit their candidate websites for more information.

Regie Ford

Reva Trammell

Amy Wentz

Stay connected with 2020 Mayorathon

2020 Mayorathon is a collaborative civic project of over 20 Richmond based community organizations. We represent residents and members from all corners of the city committed to seeing local government deliver smart policies that make Richmond a more equitable, thriving, and urban place to live. Through questionnaires, forums, and events, we hope to educate Richmonders about their candidates and elected leaders while keeping those leaders accountable to building a progressive future for our city.


To highlight, explain, and parse through the thicket of Richmond’s city government, Mayorathon coordinates the talents and expertise of a host of local community organizations.

Participating partners all contribute their experience with the issues Richmond is wrestling with today. They inform every policy position, vet every evaluation, and recommend every priority. The final content of any Mayorathon project is supported by these organizations’ grounded work, in many cases over years and decades, and their knowledge of all the subjects Mayorathon tackles to advance our city’s progress.

The participating partners change between different projects. The network of organizations includes all these great Richmond names:

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