State Senate District 17

Hampton Roads/Southside Va.
Leans Republican
Locality Voters Share of District
Suffolk City 72,009 41.73%
Isle of Wight County 30,382 17.61%
Portsmouth City (partial) 16,279 9.43%
Southampton County 14,513 8.41%
Brunswick County 13,337 7.73%
Greensville County 9,691 5.62%
Franklin City 6,293 3.65%
Dinwiddie County (partial) 5,642 3.27%
Emporia City 4,398 2.55%



The US Census Bureau tracks Hispanic/Latino ethnicity separately from race. People who identify as Hispanic/Latino can be of any race.
  • Asian: People who identify as "Asian" alone
  • Black: People who identify as "Black or African American" alone
  • Multiracial: People who identify with two or more race categories
  • Other: People who identify as "American Indian or Alaska Native," "Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander," or "Other Race" alone
  • White: People who identify as "White" alone

Open Seat

No incumbent lives in or is running in the district, which was redrawn in 2022.

Next General Election:

Nov. 7, 2023

Partisan Lean of SD17 Voters

Estimates of results in statewide elections
2021 Governor
2018 US Senator
2017 Governor
2017 Attorney General
2017 Lt. Governor
2016 US President