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2017 Virginia House of Delegates Race - District 22 Uncontested

2017 Virginia House of Delegates Race - District 22 Uncontested

District 22 is not being contested this fall by a Democratic candidate. If someone steps up to compete for the seat they will be going against Kathy Byron. This seat has not been contested by anyone since 2013. This is a winnable district in every way, let's take a look at the numbers.

District 22 Fast Facts

  • Residents = 80,010
  • Active Registered Voters = 47,714
  • Percent Registered = 60%
  • Total Vote in Last District 58 Race = 9,226
  • Participation Rate = 19%
  • Total Vote for Republican last Race = 9,226
  • Total Vote for Democrat last Race = 0
  • Localities = Bedford, Campbell and Franklin Counties as well as Lynchburg City

Of the 4 localities in the district, there are 12 precincts in Bedford County, 5 precincts each in Campbell and Franklin County and 6 in Lynchburg City. Below is graph highlighting the vote breakdown in each locality compared to total active registered voters in 2015:

At a 19% participation rate overall opportunities abound. I would probably spend the early campaign driving voter contact in Lynchburg City and figure out which precincts to go after in Bedford County. Any of these races under 10,000 votes are ripe for the picking. We just need to find candidates to contest races like this one.

Here is the share of Active Voters per locality:

This is just a quick snapshot on some of the analysis I can do for your campaign simply based on publically available data. If you work with me I can help you really zero on down to address by address data once I get a hold of your voter file to analyze.

You can request a file from the Secretary of States office by contacting Vanessa Archie at vanessa.archie@elections.virginia.gov or at (804) 864-8908. Ask what it would take to obtain the Vote History List for District 22, let her know you are a candidate or a member of the campaign.

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Let's Turn Virginia Blue in 2017. If you do not have a candidate running in your district. Run, let me help!

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