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Looking Forward: Hopes for New Norfolk Leadership

Looking Forward: Hopes for New Norfolk Leadership

By Al Markowitz Congratulations to Kenny Alexander, our first post-Fraim elected mayor. That he is also the first black mayor in Norfolk’s 334 year history is long overdue and worth celebrating. I would like to express some hopes I and others have for the future of our city. Norfolk continues to have race-based problems with

A-List Democrats to Endorse Kenny Alexander as Norfolk Mayor

By Jeff Maisey Last week, US Senator Mark Warner publicly endorsed Virginia state senator Kenny Alexander to become the next mayor of Norfolk. But Warner isn’t the only noteworthy politician lining up to support Alexander. According to our source, in the coming weeks and days leading to the May 3 election additional high-profile, A-list Democrat