The Green Papers: Virginia 2022 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Primary: Tuesday 21 June 2022
General Election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
Tuesday 21 June 2022 - Primary. Polling hours reportedly 6:00a-7:00p EDT (1000-2300 UTC).
Tuesday 8 November 2022 - General Election. Polling hours reportedly 6:00a-7:00p EST (1100-0000 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.

5-Year Schedule of General Elections from the Virginia Department of Elections.

18 March 2021: Governor Ralph Northam signed SB 1148 which moves the non-presidential primary from the 2nd week in June to the 3rd week in June.

 
           

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: 2021, 2025. Term Limit: ineligble to immediately succeed after a given 4-year term, All Governors

  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)
  Candidate Democratic     former Governor Terry R. McAuliffe
  Candidate Republican     Glenn A. Youngkin
8 May 2021: Nominated by convention.
  Candidate Libertarian     Princess L. Blanding

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2021, 2025

  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
  Candidate Republican     former state Delegate Winsome Earle Sears
8 May 2021: Nominated by convention.

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
Seat up for regular election
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 (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Stewart Navarre
FEC H2VA01082; 30 Jun 21; Tot $148,685; Dsb $55,950
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Robert J. "Rob" Wittman
FEC H8VA01147; 30 Jun 21; Tot $314,512; Dsb $199,884
  Candidate Independent     Austin Ryan Nichols
FEC H2VA01090

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
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; 30 Jun 21; Tot $1,378,646; Dsb $349,908
  Candidate Republican     Larry Thomas Altman, III
FEC H2VA02072; 30 Jun 21; Tot $45,380; Dsb $18,446
  Candidate Republican     Andy Baan
FEC H0VA02167; 30 Jun 21; Tot $10,385; Dsb $8,844
  Candidate Republican     Jarome Bell
FEC H0VA02175; 30 Jun 21; Tot $103,053; Dsb $73,365
  Candidate Republican     Theodore "Ted" Engquist
FEC H2VA02056; 30 Jun 21; Tot $7,261; Dsb $3,437
  Candidate Republican     state Senator  Jennifer A. "Jen" Kiggans
FEC H2VA02064; 30 Jun 21; Tot $286,437; Dsb $67,253

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
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; 30 Jun 21; Tot $97,780; Dsb $121,881
  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
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Aston Donald "Donald" McEachin
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Aston Donald "Donald" McEachin
FEC H6VA04061; 30 Jun 21; Tot $171,964; Dsb $121,288
  Candidate Republican     Leon Benjamin, Sr.
FEC H0VA04064; 30 Jun 21; Tot $44,193; Dsb $51,157
  Candidate Republican     Michael Robert "Mike" Dickinson
FEC H2VA04128

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Robert G. "Bob" Good
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (5) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Shadi Ayyas
FEC H2VA05067; 30 Jun 21; Tot $25; Dsb $642
  Candidate Democratic     Jack Lewis "Lewis" Combs, Jr.
FEC H2VA05083; 30 Jun 21; Tot $146,040; Dsb $6,600
  Candidate Democratic     Joshua "Josh" Throneburg
FEC H2VA05091
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Robert G. "Bob" Good
FEC H0VA05160; 30 Jun 21; Tot $283,906; Dsb $76,463
  Candidate Republican     Kimberly Lowe
FEC H2VA05075; 30 Jun 21; Tot $445; Dsb $21

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 6
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Benjamin Lee "Ben" Cline
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (3) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Danny LeBeau
  Candidate Democratic     Jennifer Lynn Lewis
FEC H8VA06138; 30 Jun 21; Tot $0; Dsb $0
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Benjamin Lee "Ben" Cline
FEC H8VA06104; 30 Jun 21; Tot $180,518; Dsb $109,734

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 7
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Abigail A. Spanberger
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (5) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Abigail A. Spanberger
FEC H8VA07094; 30 Jun 21; Tot $1,468,016; Dsb $208,096
  Candidate Republican     Gautam "Gary" Barve
FEC H2VA07147; 10 Sep 21; Tot $10,468; Dsb $10,468
  Candidate Republican     John Castorani
FEC H2VA07154; 30 Jun 21; Tot $100,046; Dsb $62,614
  Candidate Republican     Taylor Keeney
FEC H2VA07162
  Candidate Republican     Tina Marie Ramirez
FEC H0VA07109; 31 Mar 21; Tot $0; Dsb $0

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 8
Seat up for regular election
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; 30 Jun 21; Tot $524,696; Dsb $492,764
  Candidate Democratic     Victoria Virasingh
FEC H2VA08145
  Candidate Republican     Heerak Christian Kim
FEC H0VA08172; 30 Jun 21; Tot $1,250; Dsb $1,058

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 9
Seat up for regular election
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; 30 Jun 21; Tot $106,814; Dsb $63,653

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 10
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Jennifer T. Wexton
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (7) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Jennifer T. Wexton
FEC H8VA10106; 30 Jun 21; Tot $555,307; Dsb $258,143
  Candidate Republican     Loudoun School Board Member  John Beatty
FEC H2VA10141; 30 Jun 21; Tot $33,031; Dsb $15,623
  Candidate Republican     Monica Carpio
FEC H2VA10174
  Candidate Republican     Manassas City Council Member  Theresa Coates Ellis
FEC H2VA10190
  Candidate Republican     Prince William County Supervisor  Jeanine M. Lawson
FEC H2VA10182
  Candidate Republican     Paul Kinney Lott, Sr.
FEC H2VA10166
  Candidate Republican     Clay Percle
FEC H2VA10158; 30 Jun 21; Tot $48,874; Dsb $8,402

Incumbent - 117th Congress
CD 11
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Gerald Edward "Gerry" Connolly
First elected: 2008
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (4) - 118th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Gerald Edward "Gerry" Connolly
FEC H8VA11062; 30 Jun 21; Tot $670,551; Dsb $223,310
  Candidate Democratic     Ally Dalsimer
FEC H2VA11198; 30 Jun 21; Tot $37,120; Dsb $28,416
  Candidate Republican     Manga Anantatmula
FEC H0VA11127; 30 Jun 21; Tot $20,445; Dsb $19,497
  Candidate Republican     Mike Clancy
FEC H2VA11206

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2021, 2025

  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
  Candidate Republican     state Delegate  Jason S. Miyares
8 May 2021: Nominated by convention.
 

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, 20 candidates
  Republican: 4 incumbents, 29 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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