Our 2021 Virginia Republican Statewide Ticket!

Congratulations to our 2021 Virginia Republican Nominees!

For Governor: Glenn Youngkin
For Lt. Governor: Winsome Sears
For Attorney General: Jason Miyares

We had a truly impressive slate of candidates for all three offices, and we thank them for running hard-fought races. Thank you especially to everyone who voted in Saturday’s convention. Onward to victory!

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2021 Convention Voting Locations

The 2021 Republican Party of Virginia unassembled convention for the selection of statewide nominees is coming up on Saturday, May 8th.

The deadline to register to vote at the convention has passed. If you are duly filed, your voting location is determined by the city/county in which you live.

All residents of Arlington County, Alexandria City, and Falls Church City are assigned to vote at the parking lot of the National Right to Work headquarters located at 8001 Braddock Road, Springfield (map). Voting is open from 9:00 AM til 4:00 PM. A valid form of ID is required.

All residents of Fairfax County are assigned to vote at the parking lot of the NOVA Annandale Campus, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale (map). Voting is open from 9:00 AM til 4:00 PM. A valid form of ID is required.

If you are a duly filed voter but have religious obligations that inhibit you from voting on Saturday, please sign, scan, and submit this form to convention@virginia.gop by Tuesday, May 4th at 5:00 PM, and you will be given instructions on an alternative time to vote.

Duly filed military voters must submit their ballots by Wednesday, May 5th at 12:30 PM.

If you have any questions, please contact your unit (county/city) Republican committee or email chairman@vagop8cd.org.

The 8th District GOP co-hosted candidate forums with all the candidates for the three statewide offices. Recordings of those forums are linked below!

Governor Candidate Forum

Lieutenant Governor Candidate Forum

Attorney General Candidate Forum

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Changes to the 2021 Statewide Nomination Process

The Republican Party of Virginia’s State Central Committee has approved a plan to hold an unassembled convention at up to 37 locations around the state on Saturday, May 8th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Republicans who are duly filed and registered will be able to drive to their designated voting location and vote on a ranked-choice ballot. There will be at least one voting location in the 8th District. The location will be announced here once it is finalized.

If you want to vote, you must be a registered voter and a Republican in good standing, and you must file and register by the applicable deadline with your county/city committee. You will need your Virginia voter registration ID number, which you can look up online or find on your paper voter card.


  • Complete this filing form with your signature, scan it, and email it to chair@alexgop.org.
  • You may also mail it to the address listed on the form.
  • The deadline for submission is Monday, April 5th at 5:00 PM. ( Please note it must be received by this date and time, whether by email or mail.)
  • The committee requests an optional $10 donation to defray costs associated with the convention, but this is not required in order to file.


  • Complete this filing form by Monday, April 12th at 5:00 PM.
  • Alternatively, you may mail this paper form, but it must be received by Saturday 5/10 at noon.


  • Complete this filing form by Saturday, April 10th at 12:00 noon.
  • You may also mail it or submit it in person, but it must be received by the aforementioned deadline.
  • For more details, see the FCRC website.


Contact Falls Church GOP Chairman Shayam Menon at shayam@shayammenon.com for details.

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2021 Elections

Virginia is one of only two states that holds elections every year. In 2021, we are working to make Virginia red again!

The good news: Ralph Northam is term-limited and will be leaving office. The bad news: The term limit doesn’t mean you can only serve one term, just that you can’t serve multiple terms in a row, so guess who’s back? Terry McAuliffe is running for the Democrat nomination.

We have several stellar candidates who have tossed their hats in for statewide offices: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General.

All 100 House of Delegates seats are up for re-election this year.

There are also local elections in Alexandria City (mayor, city council, school board, sheriff, commonwealth’s attorney) and Arlington County (one council seat and one school board seat).

If you are interested in running for House of Delegates or a local office in Alexandria or Arlington, please contact Andrew Loposser at chairman@vagop8cd.org.

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8th District Republican Committee Meeting Call

UPDATE: Andrew Loposser, the current chairman of the Arlington GOP, has been elected Chairman of the 8th District Republican Committee! Congratulations to Andrew, and we are excited to move forward under his leadership. Thank you again to Mark Kelly for his 6 ½ years of service as Chairman!


The 8th District Republican Committee will convene Saturday, December 19th at 9:30 AM via Zoom to elect a new chairman and for any other purposes that may come before the committee.

The call is available here. If you would like to observe the meeting, please contact Vice Chairman Susan Valentine at susanvalentine1@verizon.net for the link and password.

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