2017 Elections

In Virginia, we have constitutionally-mandated elections every year. The 2016 elections just ended, but the 2017 elections are already in full swing!

Offices

In 2017 the following offices will be up for election:

» Governor
» Lieutenant Governor
» Attorney General
» All 100 House of Delegates seats
» Arlington County Board & Arlington School Board
» Alexandria Sheriff & Commonwealth’s Attorney
» Falls Church City Council

The statewide races are already in full swing, and candidates are gearing up for House and local races. If you are interested in running for office as a Republican in 2017, contact chairman@vagop8cd.org for assistance and guidance.

Election Day 2017 is Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Primary

The Republican Party of Virginia’s State Central Committee voted to hold a primary to nominate candidates for statewide office (Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General).

The primary will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

Candidates

Updated December 20, 2016. This alphabetical list is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement of any candidate by the 8th District Republican Committee.

Current Candidates for Governor

These candidates are officially running for governor or have declared their intention to run. This list does not include candidates who have withdrawn (Rob Wittman).

» Ed Gillespie
» Denver Riggleman
» Corey Stewart
» Frank Wagner

Current Candidates for Lt. Governor

These candidates are officially running for lieutenant governor or have declared their intention to run.

» Glenn Davis
» Bryce Reeves
» Jill Vogel

Current Candidates for Attorney General

These candidates are officially running for attorney general or have declared their intention to run. This list does not include candidates who have withdrawn (Rob Bell).

» John Adams
» Chuck Smith