David Zilles


David Zilles

David is a Lynchburg Engineer, running for Delegate in HD-23.

David grew up in a tight-knit military family in a small town in Ohio where David and his three siblings were surrounded by extended family.

After graduating from The Ohio State University with bachelor's and master's degrees in Aerospace Engineering, David began his career and in 2012 moved to Lynchburg.

David was compelled to action in February 2018 after one of the largest mass school shootings in U.S. history occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

David, on the issues:

➔ Healthcare +

"I support eventually moving to an all public healthcare system which has been estimated to cost less than our current system. ..."

➔ Human Rights +

"I will reject any legislation that does not support equal rights including laws that make it more difficult for same-sex couples to marry or develop a family."

➔ Gun Violence Prevention +

"Sensible gun reform measures such as background checks for all private sales, Red Flag laws, and appropriate Child Access Prevention laws can help end gun violence without infringing in any way on our Second Amendment rights. ..."

➔ Energy +

"Addressing environmental issues is now more critical than ever before. I support measures that help protect our air and water and public lands that we all appreciate and enjoy having and experiencing, including a clean and renewable energy portfolio. ..."

Learn more on David's website issues page.




David Zilles

HD-23 Profile

Lynchburg City, Bedford Co, Amherst Co

HD-23 Voting Trend

Democratic candidates' election percentages.

2020: Biden received %.
2019 (HD):
2018: Kaine received 39%.
2017: Northam received 36%.
2017 (HD): Dem received 34%
2016: Clinton received 31%.
2015 (HD) No Dem candidate

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Note: 2020 stats are based on Daily Kos computations.


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2020 election stats computed by Daily Kos.