VA Senate 10 – 2019

District Description: Powhatan County (All), Chesterfield County (Part), Richmond City (Part)
Current Senator: Glen Sturtevant since 2016 (R)

According to Ned Oliver of Virginia Mercury:

“Another increasingly Democratic district that Republicans barely held onto in 2015. (Democrats have carried the district in every statewide and national election since 2013.) Sturtevant, a lawyer, cast himself as a moderate, breaking with the majority of his party to back the ERA and red flag laws. Democrats say it was too little, too late, noting, among other things, his vote against universal background checks. He’ll face Hashmi, who directs a teaching center at Reynolds Community College.”

 

VA Senate 12 – 2019

District Description: Henrico County (Part), Hanover County (Part)
Current Senator: Siobhan Dunnavant since 2016 (R)

According to Ned Oliver of Virginia Mercury:

“Democrats say Henrico is solidly blue now. Ergo, they say, it makes sense the district would elect a Democrat. To make their point, they note Dunnavant, who has held the district since 2015, doesn’t note her party affiliation or the fact that she’s conservative in television spots she’s been running. But their margins in the districts are still narrow. Northam won by just 5 points. Republicans counter that Dunnavant’s status as a doctor puts her on solid footing during a year health care is expected to be a major subject of debate. She faces Rodman, an anthropology professor who won election to the House in 2017.”

Jenn McClellan

Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 9 since 2017
Former: State Delegate for VA House District 71 from 2006 - 2017
Affiliation: Democrat

Candidate: 2019 State Delegate VA Senate District 9

Mission Statement: N/A

Mark Lewis

Current Position: Candidate for VA Senate District 9
Affiliation: Libertarian

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 9

Mission Statement: N/A

Glen Sturtevant

Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 10 since 2016
Affiliation: Republican

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 10

Mission Statement: N/A

Ghazala Hashmi

Current Position: Founding Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) at Reynolds Community College
Affiliation: Democrat

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 10

Mission Statement: N/A

Amanda Chase

Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 11 since 2016
Affiliation: Republican

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 11

Mission Statement: N/A

Amanda Pohl

Current Position: Nonprofit professional and Adjunct professor of social work for VA Senate District 11
Affiliation: Democrat

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 11

Mission Statement:
"We are all impacted by current policies that limit our personal and professional lives and impede our great state’s ability to thrive.

Basics like affordable health care, quality education, better infrastructure, and equality are foundational rights that should be available to all, not just a few."

Siobhan Dunnavant

Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 12 since 2016
Affiliation: Republican

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 12

Mission Statement: N/A

Debra Rodman

Current Position: State Delegate for VA House District 73 since 2018
Affiliation: Democrat

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 12

Mission Statement: N/A

Frank Ruff

Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 15 since 2000
Affiliation: Republican

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 15

Mission Statement: N/A

Virginia Smith

Current Position: Elementary School Teacher, retired
Affiliation: Democrat

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 15

Mission Statement: N/A

Joe Morrissey

Current Position: Former Commonwealth’s Attorney
Former: State Delegate for VA House District 74 from 2008 - 2015
Affiliation: Democrat

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 16

Mission Statement: N/A

Waylin Ross

Current Position: Founder, ParaLobby, LLC
Affiliation: Other

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 16

Mission Statement: N/A

Louise Lucas

Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 18 since 1992
Affiliation: Democrat

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 18

Mission Statement: N/A

Bill Stanley

Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 20 since 2011
Affiliation: Republican

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 20

Mission Statement: N/A

Sherman Witcher

Current Position: Works in agriculture
Affiliation: Other

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 20

Mission Statement: N/A

Mark Peake

Current Position: State Senator for VA Senate District 22 since 2017
Affiliation: Republican

Candidate: 2019 State Senator VA Senate District 22

Mission Statement:
"I’m not running to pass more laws. I want to get laws off the books. We need more freedom, less government. More freedom, less government is the message I was elected on and it’s exactly how I approach every vote that comes before the Senate of Virginia."

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