The 4th district takes in the city of Richmond and portions of Southside Virginia following Interstate 95. Within the district are the cities of Colonial Heights, Emporia, Hopewell, and Petersburg.

The incumbent is Democrat Donald McEachin, who was re-elected with 61.6% of the vote in 2020.

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SourceRankingAs of
The Cook Political Report[13]Solid DDecember 28, 2021
Inside Elections[14]Solid DFebruary 8, 2022
Sabato’s Crystal Ball[15]Safe DJanuary 4, 2022
Politico[16]Solid DApril 5, 2022
RCP[17]Safe DJune 9, 2022

Donald McEachin

Current Position: US Representative for US House District 4 since 2017
Affiliation: Democrat
Candidate: 2022 US Representative for US House District 4
Former Position(s): State Delegate from 1995 – 2007

Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) was first elected to represent the 4th Congressional District of Virginia in the United States House of Representatives on November 8, 2016.

Congressman McEachin has been selected by his colleagues to serve as a Regional Whip, co-chair of the House Democratic Environmental Message Team, Whip of the Congressional Black Caucus, co-chair of the Congressional Black Caucus’ Energy, Environment, and Agriculture Task Force, and vice-chair of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC). During his first term in Congress, Rep. McEachin co-founded the United for Climate and Environmental Justice Congressional Task Force and continues to lead the task force as a co-chair.

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Leon Benjamin

Current Position: Pastor
Affiliation: Republican
Candidate: 2022 US Representative for US House District 4

Leon Benjamin is the Senior Pastor and Bishop of New Life Harvest Church in Richmond, VA.  Bishop Benjamin, a former Democrat and Gulf War veteran, is an emerging evangelical leader on the national front as a media spokesperson and conservative political activist.  He operated as a surrogate for Trump on the presidential campaign trail and worked on the Faith-Based Initiative support team during the President-Elect’s transition to the White House.

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