Virginia's 28th Senate district

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Virginia's 28th
State Senate District
Virginia Senate District 28 (2011).png
Current senatorRichard Stuart (RWestmoreland County)
Demographics68% White
14% Black
10% Hispanic
4% Asian
4% Other
Population (2017)218,069[1]
Registered voters153,907[2]

Virginia's 28th Senate district is one of 40 districts in the Senate of Virginia. It has been represented by Republican Senator Richard Stuart since 2008.

Geography[edit]

District 28 stretches from the far reaches of the D.C. metropolitan area to the Northern Neck, incorporating parts of Prince William, Stafford, Spotylvania, King George, and Westmoreland Counties.[3]

Recent election results[edit]

2019[edit]

2019 Virginia Senate election, District 28[4]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Qasim Rashid 3,302 60.1
Democratic Laura Sellers 2,196 39.9
Total votes 5,498 100
General election
Republican Richard Stuart (incumbent)
Democratic Qasim Rashid
Total votes

2015[edit]

2015 Virginia Senate election, District 28[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Stuart (incumbent) 30,187 95.4
Total votes 31,633 100
Republican hold

2011[edit]

2011 Virginia Senate election, District 28[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Stuart (incumbent) 26,662 95.3
Total votes 27,965 100
Republican hold

Federal & Statewide results in District 28[edit]

Year Office Results[6]
2017 Governor Gillespie 54.2 – 44.7%
2016 President Trump 54.2 – 40.5%
2014 Senate Gillespie 59.7 – 38.1%
2013 Governor Cuccinelli 56.3 – 38.8%
2012 President Romney 55.9 – 42.8%
Senate Allen 55.7 – 44.3%

Historical results[edit]

All election results below took place prior to 2011 redistricting, and thus were under different district lines.

2007[edit]

2007 Virginia Senate election, District 28[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard Stuart 21,496 50.6
Democratic Albert C. Pollard 20,896 49.2
Total votes 42,466 100
Republican hold

2003[edit]

2003 Virginia Senate election, District 28[5]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Chichester (incumbent) 11,165 70.5
Republican Mike Rothfeld 4,668 29.5
Total votes 15,833 100
General election
Republican John Chichester (incumbent) 23,251 98.0
Total votes 23,729 100
Republican hold

1999[edit]

1999 Virginia Senate election, District 28[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Chichester (incumbent) 29,548 99.0
Total votes 29,858 100
Republican hold

1995[edit]

1995 Virginia Senate election, District 28[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Chichester (incumbent) 28,612 99.9
Total votes 28,632 100
Republican hold

1991[edit]

1991 Virginia Senate election, District 28[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Chichester (incumbent) 20,739 69.5
Democratic Edwin King 9,109 30.5
Total votes 29,849 100
Republican hold

1987[edit]

1987 Virginia Senate election, District 28[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Chichester (incumbent) 24,747 68.3
Democratic Ann Riley Smith 11,468 31.7
Total votes 36,218 100
Republican hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State Senate District 28, VA". Census Reporter. Retrieved 22 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Registrant Counts by District Type" (PDF). Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Elections. June 2019.
  3. ^ "District 28 Description". Richard H. Stuart. Retrieved 22 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Virginia State Senate District 28". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 22 August 2019.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h "Elections Database". Virginia Board of Elections. Retrieved 22 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Daily Kos Elections Statewide Results by LD". Daily Kos. Retrieved 22 August 2019.