In the Democratic Primary, Stoney will face Rep. Abigail Spanberger, a former CIA officer who has cultivated an identity as a bipartisan consensus builder over three terms in Congress.
Democrats will lose the incumbency advantage, and a candidate who has proven adept at fundraising and winning.
Spanberger’s run could be a history-making one: Virginia has never had a female Governor.
Former Virginia House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn will forego run for Governor and seek congressional seat
‘I have a record for getting the job done, protecting Virginians from all sorts of Republican chaos and extremists.’
Virginia’s Democratic members of Congress ask for DOJ probe after voters removed from rolls in error
A letter from the state’s two Democratic senators and six Democratic members of the House said the error has created a ‘barrier to the democratic process for these affected Virginians.’
The district centered in Virginia Beach was tweaked in redistricting to make it more favorable to the GOP.
Elaine Luria, Abigail Spanberger and Jennifer Wexton were all elected to Congress in 2018. All three are top targets of the GOP in this election cycle.
Three Democratic incumbents face tough re-election battles but are expected to hold on.
The ad spotlights economic woes.