Polls are open Tuesday – for some of you

Virginia’s primary election is this Tuesday, June 9. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Where to vote

Voters will go to the polls to select nominees for State Senate, House of Delegates as well as some local races across the state.

What’s on your ballot

The following candidates on Thursday’s ballot are running in districts that cover parts of Hampton Roads.

VIRGINIA SENATE
8th District Republican Primary

The office is currently held by Jeffrey L. McWaters. He announced earlier this year he would not be seeking re-election. Virginia’s eighth Senatorial District is roughly the eastern half of the City of Virginia Beach, extending in the north from the Lesner Bridge through the city and south to the courthouse area, then through Pungo to the Atlantic Ocean.

Bill DeSteph
Bill DeSteph

Bill DeSteph 
Veteran, businessman, entrepreneur
Current member of House of Delegates
Website: http://www.billdesteph.org/
Email: info@billdesteph.org

 

Craig Hudgins
Craig Hudgins

Craig Hudgins
Combat marine, commercial airline pilot
Website: http://www.hudginsforvasenate.com/
Email: info@hudginsforvasenate.com

 

VIRGINIA SENATE
14th District Republican Primary

The 14th Senatorial District represents parts of Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Portsmouth, Isle of Wight County, Southampton County and Franklin.

 John Cosgrove
John Cosgrove

John Cosgrove – Incumbent
Cosgrove was elected to serve in the Virginia Senate in 2013. He previously served in the House of Delegates.
Website: http://www.senatorcosgrove.com/
Email: h20twn@aol.com

 

 

Bill Haley
Bill Haley

Bill Haley
Married father of three daughters
Believes in small government, individual liberty and accountability and free enterprise
Website: www.BillHaleyForSenate.com
Email: billhaley@haley2024.com

 

VIRGINIA HOUSE
79th District Democratic Primary

The 79th House of Delegates District represents parts of Norfolk and Portsmouth.

Johnny Joannou
Johnny Joannou

Johnny Joannou – Incumbent
Joannou has been a member of the Virginia House of Delegates since 1998.
He is an attorney at Joannou & Associates in Portsmouth.
Website: http://www.johnnyourdelegate.com/
Email: sm.jka@verizon.net

 

Steve Heretick
Steve Heretick

Steve Heretick
Heretick served on Portsmouth City Council from 2005-2012
First non-physician elected President of the Virginia Board of Medicine
He is an attorney, concentrating in corporate and commercial litigation
Website: http://www.heretickfordelegate.com/
Email: steve@hereticklaw.com