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Virginia House of Delegates Candidate Forum

  • 24 Oct 2017
  • 5:45 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Ridge Elementary School, 8910 Three Chopt Road, Henrico, Virginia

5:45-6:30 pm - Meet the Candidates

6:30-8:30 pm - Candidate Forum

All candidates in Districts 68, 72 and 73 have been invited. Confirmed candidates participating:

Dawn M. Adams (D) (District 68)

Schuyler VanValkenburg (D) (District 72)

Debra Rodman (D) (District 73)


The participating candidates will respond to questions from an impartial, non-partisan panel on the following important issues affecting Virginia and our communities: Jobs and the Economy, Healthcare, LGBTQ Equality and Education. Questions will not be shared ahead of time and each candidate will have equal time to respond. Written questions from the audience will be considered for a final round of questions.


Nancy Finch, former journalist and lobbyist and a graduate of the Sorensen Institute of Political Leadership at the University of Virginia.

Thomas (Tom) Shields, Program Chair of Graduate Education, Associate Professor (Education), Director of the Center for Leadership in Education, University of Richmond.


Malcolm McConnell, III Esquire, Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen

Please note that registration is NOT required.

Our Co-Sponsors: 

Equality Virginia, the Log Cabin Republicans - VA Chapter and the Richmond Business Alliance.

For any other questions, please email us.

*Need to know which District you live in? Visit the VA Board of Elections Citizen’s Portal.

(c) 2016 Virginia Equality Bar Association

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