New Democratic Candidate for Virginia House of Delegates District 94 - Zack Wittkamp - a look at some data
District 94 is being contested by new Democratic candidate Zack Wittkamp. Zack will compete for the seat held by David Yancey This seat was contested in the last cycle. Yancey won that election by 2,138 votes in 2015. Zack Whitcamp's run was announced yesterday, there is no web presence for his campaign as yet but here is a news story in the Daily Press noting his run:
District 94 Fast Facts
- Residents = 80,010
- Active Registered Voters = 46,040
- Percent Registered = 58%
- Total Vote in Last District 94 Race = 14,142
- Participation Rate = 31%
- Total Vote for Republican last Race = 8,140
- Total Vote for Democrat last Race = 6,002
- Localities = Newport News City
There are 23 precincts in Newport News City, While contested by a Democrat last cycle the Democrat only managed to win 7 precincts. The 58% of residents registered as active voters is a pretty low rate. Some voter registration drives might feature heavily in this district as a result.
Below is a general summary of the vote share the Republican had out of the Active Voters in District 94:
While the participation rate is a respectable 31% in this district, a lot of that is due to the lower number of people registered. That means, while the 15 point margin seems daunting at first glance, there is a ton of opportunity in this district.
Here is a plot of Republican votes by precinct compared to Active Voters in that precinct. The dots below the line would be precincts to seriously review first:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or at (804) 864-8908. Ask what it would take to obtain the Vote History List for District 94, let her know you are a candidate or a member of the campaign.
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