1989 Virginia House of Delegates election

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Virginia House of Delegates election, 1989

← 1987 November 7, 1989 1991 →

All 100 seats in the Virginia House of Delegates
51 seats needed for a majority
Turnout66.5%[1] Increase
  Majority party Minority party
  Delegate Philpott 1988.jpg Delegate Guest 1988.jpg
Leader A. L. Philpott Andy Guest
Party Democratic Republican
Leader since January 9, 1980 December 3, 1985
Leader's seat 11th 31st
Last election 64+1 35
Seats won 59+1 40
Seat change Decrease 5 Increase 5

Speaker before election

A. L. Philpott

Elected Speaker

A. L. Philpott

The Virginia House of Delegates election of 1989 was held on Tuesday, November 7. Primary elections were held on June 13, 1989.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Registration/Turnout Statistics". Virginia Department of Elections. Retrieved January 1, 2018.