CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Incumbent Dawn Adams has defeated Republican challenger Garrison Coward in the race for House District 68.
Adam’s victory is a huge win for Democrats who will now hold the majority in both the Virginia House of Delegates and Senate for the first time in nearly 25 years.
Adams is a nurse practitioner and a small business owner. She is an advocate for comprehensive healthcare expansion, education reform, and protecting the environment.
In 2017, she won House District 68 seat by only 333 votes.
House District 68 includes much of Richmond’s Near West End as well as a part of Henrico, Bon Air, and northern Chesterfield.