State Senate District 17

Hampton Roads/Southside Va.

Localities that lie in this district

Locality Registered Voters Share of District
Suffolk City 71,608 43.56%
Isle of Wight County 31,140 18.94%
Portsmouth City (partial) 15,289 9.30%
Southampton County 13,205 8.03%
Brunswick County 11,048 6.72%
Greensville County 6,412 3.90%
Franklin City 5,919 3.60%
Dinwiddie County (partial) 5,431 3.30%
Emporia City 3,998 2.43%
Chesapeake City (partial) 321 0.20%



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

Statewide and Federal Election Results
2022 US Representative
2021 Governor
2018 US Senator
2017 Attorney General
2017 Lt. Governor
2017 Governor
2016 US President