Alex Askew


Alex Askew

Alex Askew was elected to the House of Delegates in 2019, receiving 51.6% of the vote.

Alex was born and raised in Virginia Beach. He attended Hampton University and then worked on local, state-wide, and national campaigns and managed diverse teams that empowered voters.

Before being elected to the House of Delegate, he served as a Chief of Staff for the Virginia House of Delegates, guiding elected officials towards tangible solutions.

Alex, on the issues:

➔ Healthcare +

"The General Assembly must continue to protect every Virginian's access to affordable healthcare."

➔ Education +

"We must strengthen our public education system by providing teachers and parents with adequate resources to help our children succeed."

➔ Energy +

"No one in Virginia should ever have to worry if their air is safe to breathe or if their water is clean to drink. Richmond must hold polluters accountable for their actions and we must act immediately to ensure a clean and sustainable environment."

➔ Criminal Justice Reform +

"We must do more as a Commonwealth to make sure that our criminal justice system is equitable and serves justice fairly to every citizen of Virginia.

Alex is also a proponent of establishing a process for the restoration of voting rights for those have served their time and repaid their debt to society."

Learn more on Alex's website issues page.




HD-85 Profile

Virginia Beach

HD-85 Voting Trend

Democratic candidates' election percentages.

2020: Biden received 54.94%.
2019 (HD): Askew won w. 51.64%.
2018: Kaine received 57%.*
2017: Northam received 55%.*
2017 (HD): Turpin won w. 51%.
2016: Clinton received 48%.*
2015 (HD) No Dem candidate.

*Stats recalculated per 2019 redisticting

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Note: 2020 stats are based on Daily Kos computations.


Most candidate information drawn from Candidates' websites.

Most statistics from VPAP.

2020 election stats computed by Daily Kos.