Virginia’s 2015 Election Update

On Tuesday, Nov. 3rd, Virginians elected individuals to fill all 140 seats in the Virginia General Assembly. Historically, Virginia has had a limited change in the members of General Assembly as a result of Virginia’s off-year election cycle, but partisan redistricting in 2014, a shift in demographics in parts of the state, and the retirement of many long-serving incumbents (especially in the Senate), created more competitive races in 2015. In the end, Republicans maintained control of the House of Delegates and the Senate, perpetuating the partisan split between the Executive and Legislative branches of government.

Read a Complete Summary of the 2015 statewide elections prepared by Williams Mullen.