Visualization: Contested House Races


There has been a flurry of House candidate announcements. But what does it add up to? VPAP has a launched a visualization that tracks the number of House seats that will be contested this November and compares it to the last four cycles.

The situation is fluid, but right now VPAP lists 48 seats as contested and 52 as uncontested. We will continue to update the chart between now and the June 13 deadline for candidate qualification.

House of Delegates

Contested Elections
Uncontested Elections
GOP Nomination Contests
Democratic Nomination Contests

March 15, 2017