2021 Primary Candidate Questionnaires From Richmond Together

Richmond Together prepared candidate questionnaires to help inform your vote for Richmond City Sheriff and the Commonwealth Attorney. The Richmond City Sheriff serves a four-year-term. They are responsible for nearly 500 sworn and civilian staff members, the operations of the Richmond City Justice Center (RCJC), the safety and security of the general public, and the judges and staff at our three courthouses. Sheriff Antoinette V. Irving is the incumbent hoping to be re-elected to a second term. Her challenger in the June 8 Democratic primary is William J. Burnett, a veteran law enforcement officer.

Read William Burnett’s responses to the Sheriff Questionnaire here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/16TC1I8qidC9QeLBYGDVJxbGB9CoMyzcv/view

Read Antoinette Irving’s responses to the Sheriff Questionnaire here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wbBtSUAOffkK6fmWUmeWECiK0few9VSc/edit#heading=h.gjdgxs

The Commonwealth’s Attorney prosecutes all felonies and misdemeanors charged under the Code of Virginia occurring in his or her locality. They decide which cases get prosecuted and how those cases are handled. Colette McEachin is the incumbent hoping to be re-elected to a second term as Commonwealth Attorney. Her challenger in the June 8 primary is Tom Barbour, former Marine and Founder & Executive Director of the Virginia Holistic Justice Initiative.

Read Tom Barbour’s responses to the Commonwealth Attorney Questionnaire here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LSDBDyIFk7EJc3c4mq9CRLlSnCcbDUDo/view

Read Colette W. McEachin’s responses to the Commonwealth Attorney Questionnaire here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uS6vscqMKxVd0PLP-zhnvfgtYYBfbxod/view

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