House of Delegates District 56

Southside Va.
Strong Republican
Note: All House districts were renumbered in 2021. This means past versions of HD56 are unrelated to the current boundaries.
Elections Held

General Election: Nov. 2, 2021

REPUBLICAN
WINNER: 61.63%
DEMOCRAT
38.23%

Campaign Finance

Candidate Spent Votes
McGuire, John* (R) $538,255 27,706
(Winner - 61.63%)
Lockhart, Blakely (D) $109,846 17,187
(38.23%)

General Election: Nov. 5, 2019

REPUBLICAN
WINNER: 60.97%
DEMOCRAT
38.93%

Campaign Finance

Candidate Spent Votes
McGuire, John* (R) $240,159 20,250
(Winner - 60.97%)
Matkins, Juanita Jo (D) $147,442 12,929
(38.93%)

General Election: Nov. 7, 2017

REPUBLICAN
WINNER: 59.48%
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DEMOCRAT
40.39%
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Campaign Finance

Candidate Spent Votes
McGuire, John (R) $195,258 18,792
(Winner - 59.48%)
Dart, Melissa (D) $165,167 12,761
(40.39%)

General Election: Nov. 3, 2015

REPUBLICAN
WINNER: 100.00%

Campaign Finance

Candidate Spent Votes
Farrell, Peter* (R) $147,805 15,126
(Winner - 100.00%)

General Election: Nov. 5, 2013

REPUBLICAN
WINNER: 96.01%

Campaign Finance

Candidate Spent Votes
Farrell, Peter* (R) $216,478 20,710
(Winner - 96.01%)

General Election: Nov. 8, 2011

REPUBLICAN
WINNER: 96.85%
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Campaign Finance

Candidate Spent Votes
Farrell, Peter (R) $116,465 14,520
(Winner - 96.85%)

General Election: Nov. 3, 2009

REPUBLICAN
WINNER: 69.66%
DEMOCRAT
30.22%

Campaign Finance

Candidate Spent Votes
Janis, Bill* (R) $228,439 19,989
(Winner - 69.66%)
Towey, James O (D) $37,967 8,673
(30.22%)

General Election: Nov. 6, 2007

REPUBLICAN
WINNER: 65.90%
DEMOCRAT
33.97%
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Campaign Finance

Candidate Spent Votes
Janis, Bill* (R) $133,748 11,440
(Winner - 65.90%)
Shaw, Will (D) $17,377 5,897
(33.97%)

General Election: Nov. 8, 2005

REPUBLICAN
WINNER: 63.00%
DEMOCRAT
36.94%

Campaign Finance

Candidate Spent Votes
Janis, Bill* (R) $198,990 17,565
(Winner - 63.00%)
deFur, Peter L (D) $123,996 10,299
(36.94%)

General Election: Nov. 4, 2003

REPUBLICAN
WINNER: 57.77%
DEMOCRAT
42.20%

Campaign Finance

Candidate Spent Votes
Janis, Bill* (R) $358,161 10,968
(Winner - 57.77%)
McGuire, Hunter H III (D) $338,255 7,939
(42.20%)

General Election: Nov. 6, 2001

REPUBLICAN
WINNER: 99.35%
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Campaign Finance

Candidate Spent Votes
Janis, Bill (R) $66,171 17,620
(Winner - 99.35%)

General Election: Nov. 2, 1999

DEMOCRAT
WINNER: 99.93%

Campaign Finance

Candidate Spent Votes
Dickinson, Earl* (D) $83,749 18,875
(Winner - 99.93%)

General Election: Nov. 4, 1997

DEMOCRAT
WINNER: 99.87%

Campaign Finance

Candidate Spent Votes
Dickinson, Earl* (D) $67,444 17,150
(Winner - 99.87%)