Map: Races By District, Key Races
The fight for control of the General Assembly this fall could come down to several contests in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads, parts of the state that have undergone significant demographic shifts during the past two decades.
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About This Map: The General Assembly Balance of Power Map begins with party totals for uncontested seats and adds seats won by each party as the election unfolds.
All 40 Virginia Senate seats are up for election. In total, Republicans currently hold 23 seats and Democrats hold 17. Democrats need a net gain of 4 seats to take control of the Senate. A 50-50 tie would result in an advantage for Republicans because the Lt. Governor Bill Bolling (R) would cast tie breaking votes.
John C. Miller (D), Patricia B. "Tricia" Stall (R)
Ralph S. Northam (D), D. Nick Rerras* (R)
Donald C. Marro (I), Karen Schultz (D), Jill Holtzman Vogel (R)
Charles J. Colgan* (D), Robert Fitzsimmonds (R)
Albert Pollard (D), Richard Stuart (R)
Mark R. Herring* (D), Patricia B. Phillips (R)
Jeannemarie Devolites Davis* (R), J.C. "Chap" Petersen (D)
Ken, II Cuccinelli* (R), Janet S. Oleszek (D)
George L. Barker (D), J.K. "Jay" O'Brien, Jr.* (R)
House of Delegates
All 100 Virginia House of Delegate seats are up for election. Republicans currently hold 57 seats. Democrats hold 40 seats. Three seats are held by independents. Del. Lacey E. Putney (I) caucuses with the Republicans, Del. Watkins M. Abbitt, Jr. (I) and Del. Katherine B. Waddell (I) do not caucus with the Democrats or Republicans. Democrats need a net gain of 11 seats to close the gap.
Lynn Chapman (R), David E. Poisson* (D)
Fernando "Marty" Martinez (D); Joe T. May* (R)
David M. "Dave" Hunt (R), Margaret G. Vanderhye (D)
Timothy D. "Tim" Hugo* (R), Rex A. Simmons (D)
Jackson H. Miller* (R), Jeanette Rishell (D)
Faisal Gill (R), Paul Nichols (D)
Christopher Brown (D), Jeffrey M. Frederick* (R)
Marc Cadin (R), C. Chuck Caputo* (D)
Joseph F. "Joe" Bouchard (D), Chirs P. Stolle (R)
Jay Donahue (D), Thomas Davis Rust* (R)