Sheila Bynum-Coleman


Sheila Bynum-Coleman

Sheila is running against Republican Kirk Cox, current speaker of the VA House of Delegates. HD-66 has been redistricted.

Sheila Bynum-Coleman received a B.A. in political science from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her professional experience includes working as a real estate agent and founding the company R.H. Coleman Enterprises LLC.

Sheila ran in 2017 in the 62nd dist, received 48% of vote. She lost to Riley Ingram.

Sheila, on the issues:

➔ Healthcare +

"I believe that everyone should have access to affordable, quality healthcare as a right."

➔ Education +

"The school to prison pipeline is real in America. I believe our school resource officers need to evaluate and revise their roles within the schools to protect and serve - not to interrogate and/or discipline."

➔ Human Rights +

  • Fully supports the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).
  • Believes in equal pay for equal work.
  • Believes medical decisions should be made by a woman and her health care provider. Legislators do not belong in our medical offices.
  • ➔ Gun Violence Prevention +

    "I believe we can reduce gun violence through common sense gun reform, including universal background checks and universal laws to offer licenses to hold a firearm."

    ➔ Energy +

    "I want the General Assembly to take seriously the link between local actions and our climate. We have the power to make meaningful changes, starting in our own communities."



    Sheila Bynum-Coleman

    HD-66 Profile

    Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights City

    HD-66 Voting Trend

    Democratic candidates' election percentages.

    2020: Biden received 54.50%.
    2019 (HD): Bynum-Coleman lost w. 47%.
    2018: Kaine received 56%*
    2017: Northam received 52%*
    2017 (HD): Dem lost w 36%.
    2016: Clinton received 50%.*
    2015 (HD) No Dem candidate

    *Stats recalculated per 2019 redisticting

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    Note: 2020 stats are based on Daily Kos computations.


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    Most statistics from VPAP.

    2020 election stats computed by Daily Kos.