VA House District 56

VA State House District #56


District Description: Counties of Goochland (part), Henrico (part), Louisa, and Spotsylvania (part)
District Map (PDF)
Current Delegate: John J. McGuire since 2018 (R)

Electoral history 2013 to 2017

From Virginia Department of Elections via Ballotpedia

Virginia House of Delegates, District 56 General Election, 2017
PartyCandidateVote %Votes
RepublicanGreen check mark transparent.png John McGuire59.56%18,792
DemocraticMelissa Dart40.44%12,761
Total Votes31,553
Virginia House of Delegates, District 56 Democratic Primary, 2017
CandidateVote %Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Melissa Dart51.25%2,608
Lizzie Drucker-Basch48.75%2,481
Total Votes5,089
Virginia House of Delegates, District 56 Republican Primary, 2017
CandidateVote %Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John McGuire30.94%2,732
Graven Craig23.44%2,070
Matt Pinsker22.74%2,008
George Goodwin11.27%995
Surya Dhakar10.78%952
Jay Prendergast0.83%73
Total Votes8,830

Campaign Contributions

From  Follow the Money via Ballotpedia

Campaign contributions, Virginia House of Delegates District 56
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