This is the thirteenth in a series of race rundowns designed to give subscribers a quick snapshot of what's happening in each district in 2020. Throughout the cycle, watch for our analysis of the most closely-fought races in our competitive race overviews and on our individual race pages. And, be sure to bookmark our ratings to keep track of the latest changes.
VA-01: Rob Wittman (R) - East: Fredericksburg, Northern Neck, Ashland Solid Republican. Wittman, a former employee of Virginia's Shellfish Sanitation Division, has passed up multiple opportunities to run for state office but has proven popular in this rural Tidewater seat. In 2016, a new court-ordered map added deeply conservative Hanover County to the 1st CD, further solidifying Wittman. He won by 10 points in 2018 and is safe in 2020. VA-02: Elaine Luria (D) - Southeast: Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Eastern Shore Toss Up. Luria, a nuclear engineer for Naval ships and a first-time candidate, unseated GOP Rep. Scott Taylor 51 percent to 49 percent in 2018. A major factor: Taylor's squeaky-clean Navy SEAL image took a
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