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[RICHMOND, Va] - Today, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia announced its list of reproductive health and rights candidates for the Virginia House of Delegates. All 100 House of Delegates seats are up for election and there are PPAV endorsed candidates in 73 of them.

Statement from Jamie Lockhart, executive director of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia: 

“Today’s endorsements reflect the deep bench of sexual and reproductive health care champions running for office in Virginia who are committed to building on the progress that’s been made over the last two years. Whether they are incumbents or candidates running for the first time, it is remarkable to see the quality of candidates who are passionate about increasing access to essential health care and ready to serve our commonwealth in the General Assembly.

With a critical abortion rights case being heard by the Supreme Court, the right to access reproductive health care is under threat like no time in recent memory. Across the country, we are seeing bills that infringe on a person’s right to make their own health care decisions. That’s why it’s critical that we keep a pro-reproductive rights majority in the House of Delegates. We must continue to ensure that individuals can access the health care they need, when they need it, and without political interference.”  

Candi King (HD-02)

Dustin Wimbish (HD-08)

Bridgette Craighead (HD-09)

Wendy Gooditis (HD-10)

Sam Rasoul (HD-11)

Chris Hurst (HD-12)

Danica Roem (HD-13)

Rhett Deitz (HD-14)

Chance Trevillian (HD-16)

Douglas Ward (HD-18)

Kelly Fowler (HD-21)

Jennifer Kitchen (HD-25)

Debra Gardner (HD-27)

Josh Cole (HD-28)

Annette Hyde (HD-30)

Elizabeth Guzman (HD-31)

David Reid (HD-32)

Paul Siker (HD-33)

Kathleen Murphy (HD-34)

Mark Keam (HD-35)

Ken Plum (HD-36)

David Bulova (HD-37)

Kaye Kory (HD-38)

Vivian Watts (HD-39)

Dan Helmer (HD-40)

Eileen Filler-Corn (HD-41)

Kathy Tran (HD-42)

Mark Sickles (HD-43)

Paul Krizek (HD-44)

Elizabeth Bennett-Parker (HD-45)

Charniele Herring (HD-46)

Patrick Hope (HD-47)

Rip Sullivan (HD-48)

Alfonso Lopez (HD-49)

Michelle Maldonado (HD-50)

Briana Sewell (HD-51)

Luke Torian (HD-52)

Marcus Simon (HD-53)

Rachel Levy (HD-55)

Blakely Lockhart (HD-56)

Sally Hudson (HD-57)

Sara Ratcliffe (HD-58)

Ben Moses (HD-59)

Trudy Berry (HD-61)

Lashrecse Aird (HD-63)

Caitlin Coakley (HD-65)

Katie Sponsler (HD-66)

Karrie Delaney (HD-67)

Dawn Adams (HD-68)

Betsy Carr (HD-69)

Delores McQuinn (HD-70)

Jeff Bourne (HD-71)

Schuyler VanValkenburg (HD-72)

Rodney Willett (HD-73)

Clint Jenkins (HD-76)

Nadarius Clark (HD-79)

Don Scott (HD-80)

Jeffrey Feld (HD-81)

Scott Flax (HD-82)

Nancy Guy (HD-83)

Kim Melnyk (HD-84)

Alex Askew (HD-85)

Irene Shin (HD-86)

Suhas Subramanyam (HD-87)

Jay Jones (HD-89)

Angelia Williams Graves (HD-90)

Martha Mugler (HD-91)

Jeion Ward (HD-92)

Mike Mullin (HD-93)

Shelly Simonds (HD-94)

Marcia Price (HD-95)

Mark Downey (HD-96)

Finale Norton (HD-100)

For a full list of endorsed candidates visit www.ppav.org/vote. 


Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia (PPAV) is a statewide advocacy organization whose mission is to preserve and broaden access to reproductive health care through legislation, public education, electoral activity and litigation in the Commonwealth of Virginia. PPAV works to ensure that individuals and families have the freedom, information, and ability to make their own informed reproductive choices.


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