New Virginia Candidates


In the last week, VPAP added 23 names to its unofficial list of candidates running for the House of Delegates. That includes 17 candidates added since Friday.

March 25 was the filing deadline for primary elections. This is the last batch of candidates running on the June ballot.

VPAP maintains an unofficial list. If you have any additions, deletions or corrections, please contact webmaster@vpap.org.

House of Delegates

Added March 22-26

House District 7

Derek Kitts is the second candidate seeking the Democratic nomination. The seat is now held by Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), who is not seeking re-election. HD 7 includes all of Floyd County, and portions of Montgomery and Pulaski counties.

House District 15

Emily Scott (D) is running for the seat now held by Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock). HD 15 includes all of Page and Shenandoah counties, and portions of Warren and Rappahannock counties.

House District 22

Gregory Eaton (D) is running for the seat now held by Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg). HD 22 includes portions of Bedford, Campbell and Franklin counties and part of Lynchburg City.

House District 23

Natalie Short (D) is running for the seat now held by Del. Wendell Walker (R-Lynchburg). HD 23 includes part of Lynchburg City and portions of Amherst and Bedford counties.

House District 24

Sam Soghor (D) is running for the seat now held by Del. Ronnie Campbell (R-Raphine). HD 24 includes Buena Vista and Lexington cities and Bath and Rockbridge counties. It also includes portions of Amherst and Augusta counties.

House District 32

Scott Pio (R) is running for the seat now held by Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun). HD 32 includes part of Loudoun County.

House District 34

Gary Pan (R) is running for the seat now held by Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean). HD 34 includes portions of Fairfax and Loudoun counties.


House District 35

Kevin McGrath (R) is running for the seat now held by Del. Mark Keam (D-Fairfax County). HD 35 includes part of Fairfax County.

House District 38

Tom Pafford (R) is running for the seat now held by Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church). HD 38 includes part of Fairfax County.

House District 48

Edward Monroe (R) is running for the seat now held by Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington). HD 48 includes portions of Arlington and Fairfax counties.

House District 77

Geoffrey Burke (R) is running for the seat now held by Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake). HD 77 includes portions of Chesapeake and Virginia Beach cities.

House District 79

Dante Walston is the second candidate challenging Del. Steve Heretick (D-Portsmouth) for the Democratic nomination. HD 79 includes portions of the cities of Chesapeake, Norfolk and Portsmouth.

House District 82

Scott Flax (D) is the second candidate seeking the Democratic nomination. The seat is now held by Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach). HD 82 includes part of Virginia Beach.


House District 87

Greg Moulthrop (R) is running for the seat now held by Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Sterling). HD 87 includes portions of Loudoun and Prince William counties.

House District 90

Sylvia Bryant (R) is running for the seat now held by Del. Angelia Williams Graves (D-Norfolk). This is a rematch of the January 5 special election in HD 90, which includes portions of Norfolk and Virginia Beach cities.

House District 92

Benjamin Siff (R) is running for the seat now held by Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton). HD 92 includes part of Hampton City.


House District 99

Jolicia Ward is the third candidate seeking the Democratic nomination. The seat is now held by Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale). HD 99 includes all of King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond and Westmoreland counties, as well as part of Caroline County.

House of Delegates

Added March 18-19

 

House District 4

Leslie Merris (D) is running for the seat now held by Del. Will Wampler (R-Abingdon). HD 4 includes all of Dickenson County and portions of Russell, Washington and Wise counties.


House District 19

Wendy Rowden (D) is running for the seat now held by Del. Terry Austin (R-Buchanan). HD 13 includes all of Covington City and Alleghany County, and portions of Bedford and Botetourt counties.

House District 43

Brenton Hammond (R) is running for the seat now held by Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria). HD 43 includes part of Fairfax County.

House District 52

Cydny Neville is challenging Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge) for the Democratic nomination. HD 52 includes part of Prince William County.

House District 76

Michael Dillender (R) is running for the seat now held by Del. Clint Jenkins (D-Suffolk). HD 76 includes portions of Chesapeake and Suffolk cities.

House District 88

Holly Hazard (R) is the third candidate seeking the Republican nomination. The seat is currently held by Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), who is not seeking reelection. HD 88 includes portions of Fauquier, Spotsylvania and Stafford counties and part of the City of Fredericksburg.

Here are links to the unofficial candidate lists maintained by VPAP:

VPAP’s unofficial list includes those General Assembly candidates who have a) filed paperwork with the State Department of Elections declaring their intention to raise money or b) announced publicly they are running for office. The criteria is different for statewide office. VPAP will list those candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor and Attorney General whose announcement was included in reporting by one of the state’s four largest daily newspapers: The Richmond Times-Dispatch, The Roanoke Times, The Virginian-Pilot and The Washington Post. The State Department of Elections will release an official list of candidates who qualified for the ballot at some point after the deadline. Candidates running in primaries must file by March 25. Candidates running in the general election must file by June 8.

March 26, 2021

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