2018 Primary Day in Virginia

Republicans and Democrats are holding primaries today to vote for party nominees for U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. Registered voters can participate in only one primary (Republican or Democrat) and will be asked at the polling place which ballot they want.

Polls open: 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Polling location: Vote at regular polling place (see here to find your voting place)

For more information check with the Virginia Department of Elections.


U.S. Senate — Incumbent Tim Kaine (D)

Republican: Nick Freitas, E.W. Jackson, Corey Stewart

Democratic: No challenger


U.S. House of Representatives

1st District — Incumbent Rob Wittman (R)

Republican: No challenger

Democratic: Edwin Santana Jr., John Suddarth, Vangie Williams

2nd District — Incumbent Scott Taylor (R)

Republican: Mary Jones

Democratic: Elaine Luria, Karen Powers Mallard

3rd District — Incumbent Bobby Scott (D)

Republican: No challenger

Democratic: No challenger

4th District — Incumbent Donald McEachin (D)

Republican: Shion Fenty, Ryan McAdams

Democratic: No challenger

5th District — Incumbent Thomas Garrett (R) — not seeking reelection

Republican: Denver Riggleman

Democratic: Leslie Cockburn

6th District — Incumbent Bob Goodlatte (R) — retiring

Republican: Ben Cline

Democratic: Sergio Coppola, Jennifer Lewis, Charlotte Moore, Peter Volosin

7th District: Incumbent Dave Brat (R)

Republican: No challenger

Democratic: Abigail Spanberger, Daniel Ward

8th District: Incumbent Don Beyer (D)

Republican: Thomas Oh

Democratic: No challenger

Independent: Mike Webb

9th District: Incumbent Morgan Griffith (R)

Republican: No challenger

Democratic: Anthony Flaccavento, Justin Santopietro

10th District: Incumbent Barbara Comstock (R)

Republican: Shak Hill

Democratic: Julia Biggins, Allison Friedman, Dan Helmer, Lindsey Stover, Jennifer Wexton

11th District: Incumbent Gerry Connolly (D)

Republican: Jeff Dove

Democratic: No challenger

Today’s winners will go on to compete in the General Election on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.