The Green Papers: Virginia 2021 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
✓ Primary: Tuesday 8 June 2021
General Election: Tuesday 2 November 2021
Tuesday 30 March 2021 - Filing Deadline - Party Certification of Primary Candidates.
Tuesday 8 June 2021 - Primary. Polling hours 6:00a-7:00p EDT (1000-2300 UTC).
Tuesday 8 June 2021 - Filing Deadline - Non-Primary Candidates.
Monday 14 June 2021 - Filing Deadline - Party Certification of Non-Primary Candidates.
Tuesday 2 November 2021 - General Election. Polling hours 6:00a-7:00p EDT (1000-2300 UTC).
 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
Governor:1 
2020 Census:8,654,542 (2.79% of 309,785,186)
2024, 2028 Electoral Votes:13(2.42% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:11(2.53% of 435)
2010 Census:8,037,736 (2.59% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:13(2.42% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:11(2.53% of 435)
Capital:Richmond
 

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Virginia State and Local Government


Virginia law states that there will be no primary in races "when less than two candidates declare" [Code of Virginia §24.2-526].

The Democratic and Republican parties may choose to nominate by convention or primary election. The deadline to notify the State Board of Elections of the adoption of the primary election is TBD. Nominees must be selected by TBD.


Candidate Campaign Committees from the Virginia Department of Elections.

Calendars, Schedules, and Candidate List from the Virginia Department of Elections.

* June 2021 returns from the Virginia Department of Elections.
Results from a media source.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 117th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Democratic Senator  Timothy Michael "Tim" Kaine
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (2)
  Candidate Democratic     Senator  Timothy Michael "Tim" Kaine
FEC S2VA00142
  Candidate Democratic     Zoey Maria King
FEC S2VA00217

Class 2 Democratic Senator  Mark Robert Warner
First elected: 2008; re-elected: 2014, 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2017, 2021. Term Limit: ineligble to immediately succeed after a given 4-year term, All Governors

Chair up for regular election
Open
Democratic Governor Ralph S. Northam
First elected: 2017
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 2 November 2021
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair -
Nominations-- Democrats will nominate by Primary. Republicans will nominate by Convention at remote voting locations on 8 May.
 Candidate list (3)
    Democratic     former state Delegate Jennifer D. Carroll Foy - lost primary
    Democratic     state Delegate  Lee J. Carter - lost primary
    Democratic     Lieutenant Governor  Justin E. Fairfax - lost primary
  Candidate Democratic     former Governor Terry R. McAuliffe
    Democratic     state Senator  Jennifer L. "Jenn" McClellan - lost primary
  Candidate Republican     Glenn A. Youngkin
8 May 2021: Nominated by convention.
    Constitution     Timothy "TC Country" Phipps - apparently not a candidate
10 June 2021: Insufficient petition signatures.
  Candidate Libertarian     Princess Blanding
    Independent     Frankie Bowers - apparently not a candidate
10 June 2021: Insufficient petition signatures.
    Independent     Brad Froman - apparently not a candidate

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2017, 2021

Seat up for regular election
Open
Democratic Lieutenant Governor  Justin E. Fairfax
First elected: 2017
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 2 November 2021
Open Seat - Was a candidate for Governor in 2021 but lost the 8 June primary.
Nominations-- Democrats will nominate by Primary on 8 June. Republicans will nominate by Convention at remote voting locations on 8 May.
 Candidate list (2)
  Candidate Democratic     state Delegate  Hala S. Ayala
    Democratic     state Delegate  Mark H. Levine - lost primary
    Democratic     Norfolk City Council Member  Andria P. McClellan - lost primary
    Democratic     Sean A. Perryman - lost primary
    Democratic     state Delegate  S. "Sam" Rasoul - lost primary
    Democratic     Xavier JaMar Warren - lost primary
  Candidate Republican     former state Delegate Winsome Earle Sears
8 May 2021: Nominated by convention.
    Constitution     Sheila "Samm" Tittle - apparently not a candidate

117th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2024. No Term Limit. 117th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
4 Republican (4 Undetermined);
7 Democratic (7 Undetermined)

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 1 Republican Member of Congress  Robert J. "Rob" Wittman
First elected in a special election (re: the death of Member of Congress Jo Ann S. Davis): 11 December 2007
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Stewart Navarre
FEC H2VA01082
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Robert J. "Rob" Wittman
FEC H8VA01147; 31 Mar 21; Tot $47,849; Dsb $88,403

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 2 Democratic Member of Congress  Elaine G. Luria
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (6) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Elaine G. Luria
FEC H8VA02111; 31 Mar 21; Tot $625,666; Dsb $205,320
  Candidate Republican     Larry Thomas Altman, III
FEC H2VA02072
  Candidate Republican     Andy Baan
FEC H0VA02167; 31 Mar 21; Tot $1,175; Dsb $523
  Candidate Republican     Jarome Bell
FEC H0VA02175; 31 Mar 21; Tot $22,311; Dsb $16,110
  Candidate Republican     Theodore "Ted" Engquist
FEC H2VA02056
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Jennifer A. "Jen" Kiggans
FEC H2VA02064

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 3 Democratic Member of Congress  Robert Cortez "Bobby" Scott
First elected: 1992
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Robert Cortez "Bobby" Scott
FEC H6VA01117; 31 Mar 21; Tot $47,455; Dsb $74,796
  Candidate Republican     John William Collick, Jr.
4 April 2021: Filed a termination report with the FEC.

FEC H0VA03124; 31 Mar 21; Tot $25; Dsb $2,214

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 4 Democratic Member of Congress  Aston Donald "Donald" McEachin
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (2) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Aston Donald "Donald" McEachin
FEC H6VA04061; 31 Mar 21; Tot $63,065; Dsb $60,270
  Candidate Republican     Leon Benjamin, Sr.
FEC H0VA04064; 31 Mar 21; Tot $3,882; Dsb $23,667

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 5 Republican Member of Congress  Robert G. "Bob" Good
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (4) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Shadi Ayyas
FEC H2VA05067
  Candidate Democratic     Jack Lewis "Lewis" Combs, Jr.
FEC H2VA05083
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Robert G. "Bob" Good
FEC H0VA05160; 31 Mar 21; Tot $144,142; Dsb $23,047
  Candidate Republican     Kimberly Lowe
FEC H2VA05075; 31 Mar 21; Tot $0; Dsb $0

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 6 Republican Member of Congress  Benjamin Lee "Ben" Cline
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Benjamin Lee "Ben" Cline
FEC H8VA06104; 31 Mar 21; Tot $64,809; Dsb $28,948

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 7 Democratic Member of Congress  Abigail A. Spanberger
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Abigail A. Spanberger
FEC H8VA07094; 31 Mar 21; Tot $712,249; Dsb $94,734
  Candidate Republican     Gautam "Gary" Barve
FEC H2VA07147
  Candidate Republican     John Castorani
FEC H2VA07154

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 8 Democratic Member of Congress  Donald Sternoff "Don" Beyer, Jr.
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Donald Sternoff "Don" Beyer, Jr.
FEC H4VA08224; 31 Mar 21; Tot $313,578; Dsb $311,923
  Candidate Democratic     Victoria Virasingh
  Candidate Independent     Heerak Christian Kim
FEC H0VA08172; 31 Mar 21; Tot $750; Dsb $728

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 9 Republican Member of Congress  H. Morgan "Morgan" Griffith
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (1) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  H. Morgan "Morgan" Griffith
FEC H0VA09055; 31 Mar 21; Tot $36,468; Dsb $30,349

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 10 Democratic Member of Congress  Jennifer T. Wexton
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (5) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Jennifer T. Wexton
FEC H8VA10106; 31 Mar 21; Tot $260,779; Dsb $124,054
  Candidate Republican     Loudoun School Board Member  John Beatty
FEC H2VA10141
  Candidate Republican     Monica Carpio
FEC H2VA10174
  Candidate Republican     Paul Kinney Lott, Sr.
FEC H2VA10166
  Candidate Republican     Clay Percle
FEC H2VA10158

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 11 Democratic Member of Congress  Gerald Edward "Gerry" Connolly
First elected: 2008
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Gerald Edward "Gerry" Connolly
FEC H8VA11062; 31 Mar 21; Tot $445,904; Dsb $86,893
  Candidate Democratic     Ally Dalsimer
FEC H2VA11198; 31 Mar 21; Tot $16,407; Dsb $8,573
  Candidate Republican     Manga Anantatmula
FEC H0VA11127; 31 Mar 21; Tot $13,594; Dsb $11,615

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2017, 2021

Seat up for regular election Democratic Attorney General  Mark R. Herring
First elected: 2013, re-elected: 2017.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 2 November 2021
Renominated -
Nominations-- Democrats will nominate by Primary. Republicans will nominate by Convention at remote voting locations on 8 May.
 Candidate list (2)
  Candidate Democratic     Attorney General  Mark R. Herring
    Democratic     state Delegate  Jerrauld C. "Jay" Jones - lost primary
  Candidate Republican     state Delegate  Jason S. Miyares
8 May 2021: Nominated by convention.
    Constitution     D. Adam McKelvey - apparently not a candidate
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 12 incumbents, 17 candidates
  Republican: 4 incumbents, 22 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Constitution (affiliates)
  Green (affiliates)
  Libertarian: 1 candidate
Other Third Parties
  Justice Party
  Right to Life
  Unity
Independents
  Independent: 1 candidate
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


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Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
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Election Authority
  Virginia Department of Elections
Democratic
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  Virginia Joint Democratic Caucus
  Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus
Republican
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Third Party
  Justice Party of Virginia
  The Constitution Party of Virginia
  The Green Party of Virginia
  The Unity Party of Virginia
  Virginia Society for Human Life
Media & others
  Blue Virginia - Arlington
  Bristol Herald Courier
  Culpeper Star-Exponent
  Daily Press: Hampton Roads Daily Press
  Danville Register & Bee - Dan River Region
  Martinsville Bulletin - Martinsville / Henry County
  News & Advance - Lynchburg
  Politics1.com - Virginia
  Richlands News-Press - Richlands / Clinch Valley
  Richmond Times-Dispatch
  Southside Sentinel - Urbanna
  Staunton News Leader
  The Daily Progress - Charlottesville
  The Free Lance-Star - Fredericksburg
  The News Virginian - Waynesboro
  The Roanoke Times
  The Virginia Public Access Project
  The Virginian Pilot - Norfolk
  The Winchester Star
  Times Community Media (Loudoun Times-Mirror, Fauquier Times-Democrat, Culpeper Times, Gainesville Times)
  WWBT - NBC - Richmond

 


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