The newly drawn Virginia House District 54 covers Charlottesville City and part of Albemarle County. Katrina E. Callsen (D) is running unopposed to represent the new district in the Virginia House of Delegates.
Though Callsen is the only candidate certified by the Virginia Department of Elections, voters can write in other candidates.
We did not send questionnaires to this candidate, but are sharing the extensive media coverage the race has already gotten.
More about the candidate for the 54th District in the House of Delegates
- Campaign finances for this race, from the Virginia Public Access Project
- More about the 54th District, from the Virginia Public Access Project
- A Q&A with Callsen for subscribers to the Daily Progress
- A Daily Progress news report about Callsen’s win in the 2023 Democratic primary
- A news report from the Daily Progress about Callsen launching her campaign in January
- A March report in the Daily Progress about questions about who paid for an Albemarle County Public Schools town hall, which Callsen’s campaign clarified they did not fund
- A 2022 report in the Daily Progress about Callsen and other Albemarle County School Board members rejecting a collective bargaining resolution
- Virginia Public Access Project’s Pre-Election Campaign Finance Reports
- A 2022 report in Charlottesville Tomorrow about redistricting’s impact
As you get ready to vote, here are some key dates and links from the Virginia Department of Elections:
Polls in Virginia close at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, night. The Virginia Department of Elections will publish election results in real time, as they arrive from precincts around the state. To view them, head to this link. These are unofficial results until they are certified. Here’s more about how to get election results.
- Sept. 22: First day of in-person early voting at your local registrar’s office.
- Oct. 16: Deadline to register to vote, or update an existing registration. You can also register after this date, and on election day, but you will vote with a provisional ballot, could take longer for officials to count because they will verify your eligibility.
- Oct. 27: Deadline to apply for a ballot to be mailed to you. Your request must be received by your local registrar by 5:00 p.m.
- Oct. 28: Voter registration offices open for early voting.
- Nov. 4: The last day of in-person early voting at your registrar.
- Nov. 7: Election Day. Here is where you can find your polling place.
Need to know if you’re eligible to vote? Here are resources from the Virginia Department of Elections.