Free Passes, a Thing of the Past

Gone are the days when half of the 100 seats in the Virginia House of Delegates seats went unchallenged. This visual recalls the legislators who over the last quarter-century enjoyed long streaks without an opponent in either a primary or general election.

Source: Department of Elections and VPAP's candidate database. Streaks list include those that overlap with the VPAP era, which began with the 1997 election cycle.

April 2, 2021