2017 Statewide Candidates

Make Your Vote Count

Meet our candidates for the 2017 general election!
Our candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor and Attorney General were selected by an open primary in June of 2017 and are hard at work on the campaign trail seeking your support in their bid for office.

We invite you to visit their website, learn their positions on the issues and consider their record carefully as you head to the polls in November.


Candidate for Virginia Governor

✔ Ed Gillespie

Ed Gillespie


Virginia Constitution, Article V. Executive
Section 1. Executive power; Governor's term of office.

The chief executive power of the Commonwealth shall be vested in a Governor. He shall hold office for a term commencing upon his inauguration on the Saturday after the second Wednesday in January, next succeeding his election, and ending in the fourth year thereafter immediately upon the inauguration of his successor. He shall be ineligible to the same office for the term next succeeding that for which he was elected, and to any other office during his term of service.

  Candidate for Lt. Governor

✔ Jill Vogel

Jill Vogel


Virginia Constitution, Article V. Executive
Section 13. Lieutenant Governor

A Lieutenant Governor shall be elected at the same time and for the same term as the Governor, and his qualifications and the manner and ascertainment of his election, in all respects, shall be the same, except that there shall be no limit on the terms of the Lieutenant Governor.

  Candidate for Attorney General

✔ John Adams

John Adams


Virginia Constitution, Article V. Executive
Section 15. Attorney General.

An Attorney General shall be elected by the qualified voters of the Commonwealth at the same time and for the same term as the Governor; and the fact of his election shall be ascertained in the same manner. No person shall be eligible for election or appointment to the office of Attorney General unless he is a citizen of the United States, has attained the age of thirty years, and has the qualifications required for a judge of a court of record. He shall perform such duties and receive such compensation as may be prescribed by law, which compensation shall neither be increased nor diminished during the period for which he shall have been elected. There shall be no limit on the terms of the Attorney General.


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