Virginia's 78th House of Delegates district

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Virginia's 78th House of Delegates district elects one of 100 seats in the Virginia House of Delegates, the lower house of the state's bicameral legislature. District 78 represents part of the city of Chesapeake. The seat is currently held by Republican James A. Leftwich Jr.[1]

District officeholders[edit]

Years Delegate Party Electoral history
1983

January 10, 1990
Frederick H. Creekmore Democratic
January 10, 1990

January 5, 1998
Randy Forbes, official Congressional photo portrait, standing.jpg Randy Forbes Republican Declined to seek reelection; Elected to the Senate of Virginia
January 16, 1998

September 10, 2001
Harry Blevins Republican Resigned; Elected to the Senate of Virginia
January 9, 2002

August 16, 2013
John Cosgrove Republican Resigned; Elected to the Senate of Virginia
January 2014

present
Jay Leftwich Republican First elected in 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Virginia House of Delegates Member Listings - Delegate James A. (Jay) Leftwich Jr". virginiageneralassembly.gov. Retrieved 13 November 2017.