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VPAP Looks Closely at “23 of the 47 Virginia legislative primary contests on June 20”

"Many of these key races involve sitting legislators who face a primary challenge."


See below for helpful stuff from VPAP, looking at what they identify as the “23 of the 47 Virginia legislative primary contests on June 20. Many of these key races involve sitting legislators who face a primary challenge.  Other State Senate and House of Delegates primaries to keep an eye on include: SD4 (Democrats Luke Priddy, Trish White-Boyd, DA Pierce); SD31 (Democrats Russet Perry and Zach Cummings), HD7 (Democrats Mary Barthelson, Paul Berry, Shyamali Hauth, Karen Keys-Gamarra), HD15 (Democrats Laura Jane Cohen, Eric Schmidt, Henri Thompson), HD19 (Democrats Rozia Henson, Makya Little, Natalie Shorter), HD54 (Democrats Bellamy Brown, Katrina Callsen, Dave Norris), HD55 (Democrats Amy Laufer, Kellen Squire), HD57 (Democrats Bob Shippee, Susanna Gibson), HD79 (Democrats Rae Cousins, Ann Lambert, Richard Walker), HD80 (Democrats Destiny LeVere Bolling, John Dantzler), HD82 (Democrats Kimberly Pope Adams, Victor McKenzie), and HD92 (Democrats Bonita Anthony, Kim Yvette Sudderth).

P.S. I’ve linked to Democratic candidates who Blue Virginia has endorsed.

  • House District 47: Carroll/Patrick/Floyd/Henry – Del. Wren Williams (R) vs. Del. Marie March(R)
  • House District 50: Southside Va. – Del. Tommy Wright (R) vs. John Marsden (R)
  • House District 59: Hanover/Henrico/Louisa – Del. Buddy Fowler (R) vs. Graven Craig (R)
  • House District 81: Eastern Henrico – Del. Delores McQuinn (D) vs. Terrence Walker (D)
  • House District 84: Suffolk/Isle of Wight – Rod Thompson (R) vs. Michael Dillender Sr. (R)
  • House District 84: Suffolk/Isle of Wight – Nadarius Clark (D) vs. Michele Joyce (D)
  • House District 96: Virginia Beach – Del. Kelly Convirs-Fowler (D) vs. Susan Hippen (D) vs. Sean Monteiro (D) vs. Brandon Hutchins (D)
  • Senate District 1: Winchester/Valley – Lance Allen (R) vs. James Bergida (R) vs. Blaine Dunn (R) vs. Timmy French (R) vs. Del. Dave LaRock (R) vs. John Massoud (R) vs. Brandon Monk (R) vs. Brad Pollack (R)
  • Senate District 11: Cville/Nelson/Amherst – Sen. Creigh Deeds (D) vs. Del. Sally Hudson (D)
  • Senate District 12: Chesterfield/Colonial Heights – Sen. Amanda Chase (R) vs. Glen Sturtevant (R) vs. Tina Ramirez (R)
  • Senate District 13: Henrico/Petersburg/Hopewell – Sen. Joe Morrissey (D) vs. Lashrecse Aird (D)
  • Senate District 17: Hampton Roads/Southside – Del. Emily Brewer (R) vs. Hermie Sadler III (R)
  • Senate District 18: Chesapeake/Portsmouth – Sen. Louise Lucas (D) vs. Sen. Lionell Spruill (D)
  • Senate District 19: Chesapeake/Virginia Beach – Cristie Craig (R) vs. Tim Anderson (R) vs. Jeff Bruzzesi (R)
  • Senate District 21: Norfolk – Del. Angelia Williams-Graves (D) vs. Andria McClellan (D)
  • Senate District 27: Fredericksburg Area – Del. Tara Durant (R) vs. Matt Strickland (R) (NOTE: for whatever reason, VPAP didn’t include the Democratic primary in SD27 between Ben Litchfield and Joel Griffin)
  • Senate District 29: Prince Wm./Stafford – Sen. Jeremy McPike (D) vs. Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D)
  • Senate District 29: Prince Wm./Stafford – Maria Martin (R) vs. Nikki Ratray Baldwin (R)
  • Senate District 32: Loudoun County – Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D) vs. Ibraheem Samirah (D)
  • Senate District 33: Prince William/Fairfax – Hala Ayala (D) vs. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D)
  • Senate District 35: Springfield/Annandale – Sen. Dave Marsden (D) vs. Heidi Drauschak (D)
  • Senate District 36: Fairfax County – Sen. George Barker (D) vs. Stella Pekarsky (D)
  • Senate District 37: Fairfax County/Falls Church – Sen. Chap Petersen (D) vs. Saddam Salim (D)


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