Updated on February 11, 2019
|Cook Rating||Democratic Toss Up|
|Sabato's Crystal Ball||Leans Democratic|
|VA-07||Republican:: Brat||60.8%||Republican:: R+23.9|
NOTE: The Virginia Department of Election has not yet published this information. The brief will be updated as the information becomes available.
NOTE: Polling information will be added as it becomes available.
Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D) – Incumbent
(Incumbent) Abigail Spanberger was first elected to Congress in 2018 after defeating Rep. Dave Brat. Prior to running for Congress, Spanberger was an Operations Officer at the Central Intelligence Agency before joining EAB – Royall & Company where she helped colleges and universities create diverse student bodies, increase graduation rates, and break down barriers to higher education.
Year End 2018 Report
|Candidate||Raised||Cash on Hand|
The Hill: “Virginia congressional delegation says it’s ‘devastated by’ Richmond Turmoil” (The Hill, 2/7/19)
ABC News: “New Virginia congresswoman open to national security discussion, but wants government reopened” (ABC News, 1/16/19)
Richmond Times-Dispatch: “Abigail Spanberger column: End the Shutdown, Protect the Livelihoods of Federal Workers & their Families” (Richmond Times-Dispatch, 1/15/19)
Townhall: “Dem Congresswoman Commits Cardinal Progressive Sin: I’m Not Offended By The Concept Of Corporate PAC Money” (Townhall, 1/9/19)