New House Candidates


Below are candidates who have recently announced their intentions to run in House of Delegates races this year and/or have filed paperwork with the State Dept. of Elections to raise money in these races.

House District 19

Reagan Flaherty (D) is running for the Bedford-area seat now held by Republican Del. Terry Austin. HD 19 includes Alleghany County, Covington City, and portions of Bedford and Botetourt counties. 

House District 20

Michele Edwards (D) is running for the Staunton-area seat now held by Republican Del. Richard "Dickie" Bell. HD 20 includes Highland County, Staunton, Waynesboro, and portions of Augusta County and Nelson County.

House District 56

Melissa Dart (D) is the second candidate seeking the Democratic nomination for an open seat in the Richmond area now held by Republican Del. Peter Farrell, who is not seeking re-election. HD 56 includes Louisa County and portions of Henrico, Goochland, and Spotsylvania counties. 

These candidates will file their first campaign finance reports in April. 


View: Complete List of 2017 House Races

March 17, 2017