Chevron Shut-Out in Richmond

Chevron Corporation pumped an unprecedented $1 million into to Richmond political races this fall, but all three of its candidates appear to have lost. The oil company’s mayoral candidate, Councilman Nat Bates, is losing to Gayle McLaughlin 37 percent to 40 percent. And Chevron’s city council candidates, Councilwomen Myrna Lopez and Maria Viramontes are tied for fourth place with 11 percent in a contest in which only three candidates will be elected.

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