Any person may be elected to the House of Delegates who, at the time of the election, is twenty-one years of age, is a resident of the house district which he is seeking to represent, and is qualified to vote for members of the General Assembly. A senator or delegate who moves his residence from the district for which he is elected shall thereby vacate his office.

No person holding a salaried office under the government of the Commonwealth, and no judge of any court, attorney for the Commonwealth, sheriff, treasurer, assessor of taxes, commissioner of the revenue, collector of taxes, or clerk of any court shall be a member of either house of the General Assembly during his continuance in office; and his qualification as a member shall vacate any such office held by him. No person holding any office or post of profit or emolument under the United States government, or who is in the employment of such government, shall be eligible to either house.

Two Candidates file for 31 House of Delegates Republican Nomination

Warren County Supervisor Delores Oates


Local Clarke Businesswoman Michelle Lane-Smithwick

Have recently filed paperwork to become our new 31st District House of Delegates Republican Nominee.

The 31st district of the Virginia House of Delegates will have the Republican Nominee determined by the process below.

Party Canvass on Friday, May 5, 2023 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM local time.

Here are the official Call, the official rules, and the filing form:

Link to Official 31 HOD Party Canvass Call

Link to Official 31 HOD Party Canvass Filling Form

Link to Official 31 HOD Party Canvass Rules