House of Delegates
*Incumbents receive recommendations for reelection based on their voting record in the most recent legislative session
The first round of campaign financial reports for legislative races is complete, and early signs show, as expected, that officeholders in the challenged contests have quickly begun distancing themselves from their opponents in donations and spending.
Helmer campaign shatters Q1 Fundraising Records in Effort to Flip Virginia House
The gun-control group headed by former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords plans to endorse Democrats in two key Republican-held districts in Virginia on Friday, part of an effort to help the party regain control of the General Assembly in the fall.
The two Democrats vying for their party’s nomination to run for the 57th House of Delegates District seat will face off at two events later this month.
“I’m running because we are living in a time when global climate change and structural inequity threaten the foundations of our livelihoods and our Democracy,” Galvin said in an email. “We need strong, tested leadership in the General Assembly with steady hands and bold ideas to lead us towards a more, sustainable and equitable future where all of our children can thrive in a just and safe world.”
Today at 5:01 PM, Missy Cotter Smasal has officially been named the Democratic Nominee for Virginia’s 8th Senate District challenging one-term Republican Senator, Bill DeSteph. Missy’s background as a Naval Officer, small business owner, and community activist resonates with Virginia Beach voters, who helped her collect twice as many petition signatures as needed to qualify for the ballot.