VA House 76 – 2019 Election

District Description: Cities of Chesapeake (part) and Suffolk (part)
Current Delegate: Chris Jones since 1998 (R)

According to Ned Oliver of Virginia Mercury:

“Once basically invincible, Jones, the Republican chair of the House money committee, was hardest hit by a court ordered-redistricting plan, which turned his reliable red district distinctly blue. Democrats there now hold a theoretical 15-point advantage, a figure calculated as part of the redistricting process based on 2012 presidential election results. Democrats are already spending money there on digital ads to boost Jenkins, a real estate agent. Neither Jones nor his party, however, are writing off the district. Republicans say their candidate is well known and well liked in the area, the result of years of hard campaigning.”

VA House District 76

District Includes: Cities of Chesapeake (part) and Suffolk (part)
State Delegate: Clinton Jenkins

Chris Jones

Current Position: State Delegate for VA House District 76 since 1998

Former Positions: Suffolk City Council (1986-98; Vice Mayor 1986-90; Mayor 1992-96)

Affiliation: Republican

Candidate: 2019 State Delegate VA House District 76

Overview: N/A

Clinton Jenkins

Current Position: State Delegate for VA House District 76

Affiliation: Democrat

Overview: N/A

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