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2022 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia

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All 11 Virginia seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 7 4

The 2022 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia will be held on November 8, 2022, to elect the 11 U.S. Representatives from the state of Virginia, one from each of the state's 11 congressional districts. The elections coincide with other elections to the House of Representatives.

District 1

See also: Virginia's 1st congressional district

The 1st district is based in the western Chesapeake Bay, taking in the exurbs and suburbs of Washington, D.C. and Richmond, including Fredericksburg, Mechanicsville, and Montclair. The incumbent is Republican Rob Wittman, who was re-elected with 58.2% of the vote in 2020.

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
Declined

Democratic primary

Candidates

Withdrew

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[7] Solid R December 28, 2021
Sabato's Crystal Ball[8] Safe R January 4, 2021

District 2

See also: Virginia's 2nd congressional district

The 2nd district is based in Hampton Roads, containing the cities of Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and Hampton. The incumbent is Democrat Elaine Luria, who was re-elected with 51.6% of the vote in 2020.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

Endorsements

Elaine Luria
Organizations

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
Filed paperwork

Endorsements

Jarome Bell
Federal executive branch officials
Local officials
Jen Kiggans

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[7] Tossup December 28, 2021
Sabato's Crystal Ball[8] Tossup January 4, 2021

District 3

See also: Virginia's 3rd congressional district

The 3rd district encompasses the inner Hampton Roads, including parts of Hampton and Norfolk, as well as Newport News. The incumbent is Democrat Bobby Scott, who was reelected with 68.4% of the vote in 2020.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Potential

Republican primary

Candidates

Filed paperwork

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[7] Solid D December 28, 2021
Sabato's Crystal Ball[8] Safe D January 4, 2021

District 4

See also: Virginia's 4th congressional district

The 4th district takes in Richmond and minimal portions of Southside Virginia, and stretches down into Chesapeake. The incumbent is Democrat Donald McEachin, who was re-elected with 61.6% of the vote in 2020.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[7] Solid D December 28, 2021
Sabato's Crystal Ball[8] Safe D January 4, 2021

District 5

See also: Virginia's 5th congressional district

The 5th district stretches from Southside Virginia all the way to Northern Virginia, with the city of Charlottesville inside it. The district is larger than six states. 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.

Republican convention

Candidates

Declared

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[7] Solid R December 28, 2021
Sabato's Crystal Ball[8] Safe R January 4, 2021

District 6

See also: Virginia's 6th congressional district

The 6th district is located in west-central Virginia taking in the Shenandoah Valley, including Lynchburg and Roanoke. The incumbent is Republican Ben Cline, who was re-elected with 64.6% of the vote in 2020.

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[7] Solid R December 28, 2021
Sabato's Crystal Ball[8] Safe R January 4, 2021

District 7

See also: Virginia's 7th congressional district

The 7th district is based in central Virginia and encompasses suburban Richmond. The incumbent is Democrat Abigail Spanberger, who was re-elected with 50.8% of the vote in 2020.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared
Publicly Expressed Interest

Declined

Endorsements

Abigail Spanberger
Executive Branch officals
Organizations

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
Withdrawn
Declined

Endorsements

Taylor Keeney (Withdrawn)
Governors
State Senators
Tina Ramirez (Withdrawn)
Organizations
Bryce Reeves
Federal officials
U.S. Senators
State Delegates
Organizations

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[7] Lean D December 28, 2021
Sabato's Crystal Ball[8] Lean D January 4, 2021

District 8

See also: Virginia's 8th congressional district

The 8th district is based in northern Virginia and encompasses the inner Washington, D.C. suburbs, including Arlington, Alexandria, and Falls Church. The incumbent is Democrat Don Beyer, who was re-elected with 75.8% of the vote in 2020.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared
Potential

Republican Primary

Candidates

Potential

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[7] Solid D December 28, 2021
Sabato's Crystal Ball[8] Safe D January 4, 2021

District 9

See also: Virginia's 9th congressional district

The 9th district takes in rural southwest Virginia, including Abingdon, Blacksburg, and Salem. The incumbent is Republican Morgan Griffith, who was re-elected with 94% of the vote in 2020 without opposition from any party.

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[7] Solid R December 28, 2021
Sabato's Crystal Ball[8] Safe R January 4, 2021

District 10

See also: Virginia's 10th congressional district

The 10th district is based in northern Virginia and the D.C. metro area, encompassing Loudoun and parts of Fairfax, Prince William, Clarke and Frederick counties. The incumbent is Democrat Jennifer Wexton, who was re-elected with 56.5% of the vote in 2020.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
Withdrawn

Endorsements

Jeanine Lawson
Executive Branch
U.S. Representatives
State Delegates
Organizations

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[7] Solid D December 28, 2021
Sabato's Crystal Ball[8] Safe D January 4, 2021

District 11

See also: Virginia's 11th congressional district

The 11th district encompasses the southern and western suburbs of Washington, D.C., including Dale City, Fairfax, and Reston. The incumbent is Democrat Gerry Connolly, who was re-elected with 77.6% of the vote in 2020.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared
Potential

Endorsements

Ally Dalsimer
Individuals
Organizations

Republican primary

Candidates

Filed paperwork

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report[7] Solid D December 28, 2021
Sabato's Crystal Ball[8] Safe D January 4, 2021

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