2022 VA7 – US House Race

2022 VA7 – US House Race

Summary

The 7th district is based in Northern Virginia and encompasses suburban, exurban, and rural areas of Washington. The district contains Bowling Green, Culpeper, the city of Fredericksburg, Stanardsville, Woodbridge, and a small sliver of Albemarle County. The incumbent is Democrat Abigail Spanberger, who was re-elected with 50.8% of the vote in 2020.

The district was radically redrawn, and no longer includes her home in Henrico County. Despite this, Spanberger is running for re-election in this seat.

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Predictions

SourceRankingAs of
The Cook Political Report[13]TossupApril 20, 2022
Inside Elections[14]Tilt DFebruary 8, 2022
Sabato’s Crystal Ball[15]Lean DJanuary 4, 2022
Politico[16]Lean DApril 5, 2022
RCP[17]TossupJune 9, 2022

Abigail Spanberger

Current Position: US Representative since 2019
Affiliation: Democrat
Candidate: 2022 US Representative for District 7

Other Positions:
Vice Chair, Subcommittees Europe, Eurasia, Energy, & the Environment Subcommittee,

Abigail Spanberger began her career of public service as a federal law enforcement officer working narcotics and money laundering cases with the US Postal Inspection Service. Following her love of country, public service, and languages, Abigail joined the CIA as an Operations Officer.

Abigail took an oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic…When she saw partisan politics threatening the country she has worked so hard to protect, she knew it was her time to stand up for the people in the 7th District.

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Yesli Vega

Current Position: Prince William County Board of Supervisors since 2018
Affiliation: Republican
Candidate: 2022 US Representative for District 7
Former Position(s): Police Officer

Yesli Vega, a military wife, mother, and law enforcement officer, is the embodiment of the American Dream. Born in Houston, Texas to Salvadoran immigrants fleeing civil war, her family has taken full advantage of the freedom and opportunities made available only in America.

Yesli and her family are firm believers in the passage from Luke which says “to whom much is given, much is required.” That is why she’s dedicated her life to service in three different Virginia law enforcement agencies and why she’s running to be your voice to power in Washington.

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