Virginia House 57th district

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The 57th Virginia House of Representatives District encompasses all of Charlottesville and parts of Albemarle County east of the city and has been represented by Democrat[when?] David Toscano since 2006.[1] [2][3]The Virginia House of Delegates consists of 100 members who each represent approximately 80,000 Virginians. Delegates serve two-year terms. All 100 seats will be on the ballot in November 2019.

Toscano announced his retirement from office on February 23, 2019.[4]

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The General Assembly is a bicameral body consisting of a lower house, the Virginia House of Delegates, with 100 members, and an upper house, the Senate of Virginia, with 40 members. Combined together, the General Assembly consists of 140 elected representatives from an equal number of constituent districts across the commonwealth.

District profile

As of the 2010 census, a total population of 80,778 reside within Virginia's fifty-seventh state house district. Virginia's state delegates represent an average of 80,010 residents.[5]

Demographics: 69.2% White, 18.1% Black, 0.6% American Indian, 8.2% Asian, 0.1% Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, 3.2% Other, 0.5% Two or more races.

District Description

Virginia's 57th State House District, as of the 2010 census)

The district encompasses all of Charlottesville and a portion of Albemarle County east of the city comprised of Agnor-Hurt (104), Branchlands (103), Cale (405), Dunlora (105), Georgetown (203), University Hall (202), and Woodbrook (101) Precincts and parts of the East Ivy (304) and Free Bridge (504) Precincts. The district is primarily suburban.

Term & qualifications

Members of the Virginia House of Delegates serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. Virginia legislators assume office the second Wednesday in January after the election. Delegates must be at least 21 years of age at the time of the election, residents of the district they represent, and qualified to vote for members of the Virginia General Assembly.

Salaries

Base salary for delegates is $17,640 per year + $203/day per diem.

Vacancies

Vacancy Filled by Special Election.[6]

2019 election

Elections for the Virginia House of Delegates are taking place in 2019 - All 100 seats are up for election. The primary is on June 11, 2019, and the general election is on November 5, 2019. The filing deadline for Primary Candidates was March 28, 2019. The filing deadline for non-party candidates and candidates nominated by methods other than a primary is June 11, 2019.

Democratic primary election

Sally Hudson and Kathleen Galvin are running in the Democratic primary for Virginia House of Delegates District 57 on June 11, 2019.

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  • Sally Hudson, a professor at the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, announced in December 2018 that she would challenge incumbent David Toscano in the 2019 Democratic primary for the seat.[7]Toscano announced his retirement from office on February 23, 2019.[8]
  • Kathy Galvin, Charlottesville City Councilor was expected to formally announce on March 14 her run for the Democratic nomination as well.[9]

Republican or independent primary election

No independents or Republicans have announced whether they will run.

General Election

The general election is on November 5, 2019

Recent election results

2017 election

The general election took place on November 7, 2017. All 100 house seats were up for election. Incumbent David Toscano defeated Ross Mittiga III in the Democratic primary and ran unopposed general election.

2015 election

The general election took place on November 3, 2015. Democratic incumbent David Toscano was unchallenged in the general election.

2013 election

The general election took place on November 5, 2013. Incumbent David Toscano was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.

Membership & year elected

Historical

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References

  1. https://virginiageneralassembly.gov/house/members/members.php?id=H0188 Virginia House of Delegates Member Listings
  2. https://whosmy.virginiageneralassembly.gov/
  3. https://virginiageneralassembly.gov/house/members/members.php?id=H0188
  4. Web. Toscano announces retirement from House of Delegates, Tyler Hammel, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 23, 2019, retrieved February 24, 2019.
  5. http://redistricting.dls.virginia.gov/2010/Data/house%20plans/hb5005_passed_042811_houseplan/hb5005_passed_042811_houseplan.pdf Commonwealth of Virginia Division of Legislative Services, Redistricting 2010, (HB 5005-Passed 4/28/11)
  6. https://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title24.2/chapter2/section24.2-216/ Virginia Law Library, "§ 24.2-216. Filling vacancies in the General Assembly," accessed June 26, 2017 (Statute 24.2-216, Virginia Code)
  7. Web. Prof. Sally Hudson challenges David Toscano for House of Delegates seat, Jake Gold, News Article, Cavalier Daily, December 4, 2018, retrieved March 8, 2019.
  8. Web. Toscano announces retirement from House of Delegates, Tyler Hammel, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 23, 2019, retrieved February 24, 2019.
  9. Web. Galvin to seek Democratic nod for 57th District seat, Nolan Stout, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, March 7, 2019, retrieved March 8, 2019.