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Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones considers new job

Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones

Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones is considering a bid for Chair of the Democratic Party of Virginia (DPV), according to Jones’ Deputy Chief of Staff Don Mark.

Mark said  DPV chairwoman Charniele Herring planned to step down at a March 15 meeting. Her replacement would be voted on at that time.

Mark said Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe supported Mayor Jones for the new role. Jones would still be mayor of Richmond while serving as DPV chair.