Special election today to fill Assembly seat of Richmond mayor

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Today is an election day for Richmond, parts of Henrico and Chesterfield.

Voters will elect a new delegate to the General Assembly to replace Richmond's new mayor, Dwight Jones.

An election official says a total of 40 people voted at the precincts available between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. today.

City Councilwoman Delores McQuinn is running for the seat unopposed. McQuinn's departure will leave a vacancy on Richmond's City Council.

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