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City Council seeks to fill vacant 9th District seat

Delegate-elect Mike Jones will no longer represent 9th District starting Jan. 1

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Richmond’s 9th District needs an interim representative for 2024.

Photo via Richmond City government

City Council is seeking interested residents to fill the seat which will soon be vacated by delegate-elect Michael Jones.

Residents of Richmond’s 9th Voter District can apply for appointment to the position before 12 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 27. The selected applicant will serve in the position from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31 of 2024.

Jones, who has served as a city councilmember since 2016, resigned his post following his election to the House of Delegates on Nov. 7. His resignation goes into effect on Jan. 1.

Applicants must be eligible to vote in the 9th to be considered, and will have to attend an Organizational Development Standing Committee Meeting on Monday, Dec. 4 to express their candidacy.

Applications can be submitted online.

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