Protect Virginia's Democratic trifecta in 2021
The work to protect Democrats' control of Congress in 2022 starts right now in Virginia. Virginia's 2021 state elections will be the first test of public approval for the Biden administration and the state's governing Democratic trifecta.
Swing Left volunteers helped flip Virginia in 2019. All images taken pre-pandemic.
What's at stake
Preserving the Democratic trifecta in Virginia is important for furthering progressive policies that the state is championing—from expanded voter access to substantial criminal justice reform.
Since Democrats won a trifecta in 2019, Virginia has become the first southern state to abolish the death penalty and pass an LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill. The state government has also legalized recreational marijuana, repealed harmful abortion restrictions, and implemented a red-flag gun control law.
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Call voters in VA
Find a virtual phone bank event hosted by a candidate in one of our target districts and start calling Virginia voters today!
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Key election dates
Candidate Filing Deadline
Virginia is competitive, but winnable for Democrats. We will continue to evaluate the field throughout the cycle to potentially add more targets as more information becomes available.
||Dem Margin 2019
||Clarke, Frederick, & Loudoun counties
||Stafford County & Fredericksburg City
||Prince William County
||Chesterfield County & Colonial Heights City
||Southampton, Brunswick, & Sussex county
||Virginia Beach City & Norfolk City
||Virginia Beach City
||Virginia Beach City
Gubernatorial nominee: Terry McAuliffe
This is also the first time Swing Left is supporting a candidate for governor, as winning the gubernatorial race is key to preserving the Democratic trifecta. Swing Left is evaluating more gubernatorial races across the country to potentially target in 2022.
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