Jeion Ward
Democrat
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Incumbent Democratic Delegate Jeion Ward is a lifelong resident of the Hampton Roads area. She is a graduate of Thomas Nelson Community College and is currently an educator. Delegate Ward is very active in her community and was elected President of the Hampton Federation of Teachers, AFT Local 4260. She is also a member of the Executive Council of the Virginia AFL-CIO.

Delegate Ward has coordinated both partisan and non-partisan "Get-Out-The-Vote" campaigns in targeted areas of Hampton and Newport News since 1997. In addition, she has organized voter registration drives and restoration of rights campaigns. She has proposed legislation that would make election day a school holiday. She also supports common sense gun violence prevention laws and protecting reproductive rights. She voted to expand Medicaid in Virginia to 400,000 low income Virginians.

Delegate Ward is running unopposed and is the progressive choice in this race.

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