Summary

The 6th district is located in western Virginia taking in the Shenandoah Valley along Interstate 81. The district is anchored at the southern end by the cities of Roanoke and Salem.

The incumbent is Republican Ben Cline, who was re-elected with 64.6% of the vote in 2020.

Source: Wikipedia

OnAir Post: 2022 VA6 – US House Race

About

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]Solid RApril 5, 2022
RCP[17]Safe RJune 9, 2022

Ben Cline

Current Position: US Representative for US House District 6 since 2019
Affiliation: Republican
Candidate: 2022 US Representative for District 6
Former Position(s): State Delegate from 2002 – 2017

Ben Cline represents Virginia’s 6th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he is a member of the House Judiciary Committee and the House Education and Labor Committee. He previously served as a Member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 24th District from 2002-2018. In the Virginia House, Cline chaired the Committee on Militia, Police, and Public Safety.

Prior to his election to the House of Representatives in 2018, Ben was an attorney in private practice. From 2007 until 2013, he served as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for Rockingham County and the City of Harrisonburg.

Ben also worked for Congressman Bob Goodlatte, beginning as a member of his legislative staff in 1994 and ultimately serving as the Congressman’s Chief of Staff.

For more information, go to this post.

Jennifer Lewis

Current Position: Mental health worker
Affiliation: Democrat
Candidate: 2022 US Representative for District 6

Jennifer Lewis is a mental health worker, community advocate, and was a leader in the fight against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. She’s been a civically active member of her community in Augusta County and Waynesboro, volunteering for various local groups, serving on boards and commissions, and fighting on the front lines for the values of the valley.

For more information, go to this post.