WHO IS RUNNING TO REPRESENT VIRGINIA’S 1ST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT?

Congressional Districts Map (from here)

What is the point of this post? Traditionally, voters start paying attention in September. However, if you have a preferred candidate, you may wish to send them donations or volunteer to help them now. If you don’t have a preferred candidate, it is time to do some research. Avoid the risk of too little too late. We all need to do our best to get our guy elected.

Who are the candidates for Virginia’s 1st Congressional District?

Congressman Rob Wittman (Wittman’s campaign website) represents Virginia’s 1st Congressional District (.govtrack.us), and he is running to keep the seat. He is the Republican Party’s nominee.

Qasim Rashid won the Democratic Primary Election on June 23rd (2020 June Democratic Primary (elections.virginia.gov)).

Shawn Ponterio is running as an Independent. His web/Facebook pages indicate he is still collecting signatures to get on the ballot (see United States House of Representatives (.pdf)).

What is the latest information about this election?

How about the latest news? Not much since the primary.

 

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