Summary

The 5th district includes the majority of Southside Virginia. Within the district are the cities of Charlottesville, Danville, and Lynchburg.

The incumbent Representative is Bob Good, who was elected with 52.4% of the vote in 2020, after ousting then Representative Denver Riggleman in the Republican convention.

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Predictions

SourceRankingAs of
The Cook Political Report[13]Solid RDecember 28, 2021
Inside Elections[14]Solid RFebruary 8, 2022
Sabato’s Crystal Ball[15]Safe RJanuary 4, 2022
Politico[16]Likely RApril 5, 2022
RCP[17]Safe RJune 9, 2022

Bob Good

Current Position: Campbell County Board of Supervisors since 2016
Affiliation: Republican
Candidate: 2022 US Representative for US House District 5

Bob Good is running for Congress to bring the conservative principles of financial stewardship and respect for hard working taxpayers back to Washington. President Trump’s policies have delivered a growing, vibrant economy and we must ensure that our representatives back his agenda.

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Joshua Throneburg

Current Position: US Senator
Affiliation: Democrat
Candidate: 2022 US Representative for District 5

I am an ordained minister, small-business owner, and candidate for U.S. Congress to represent Virginia’s 5th District. I have been married to my wife, Minhee, for almost 20 years. We have two daughters, Lucy and Agnes.

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