Meet the candidates: Brat, Spanberger, Walton battle for 7th District seat

Meet the candidates: Brat, Spanberger, Walton battle for 7th District seat

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - When voters in the 7th District head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 6, they’ll have three names on the ballot: Republican incumbent Dave Brat, Democrat Abigail Spanberger and Libertarian Joe Walton.

A recent poll shows that Brat and Spanberger are locked in a statistical tie for the seat, which represents parts of Chesterfield and Henrico counties, and stretches from Brunswick County to Culpeper in Northern Virginia.

This week, each of the candidates are sitting down with NBC12 to talk about why they’re running for the House seat:

JOE WALTON

Meet Joe Walton, candidate for the 7th District

DAVE BRAT

Meet Dave Brat, incumbent for the 7th District

ABIGAIL SPANBERGER

Meet Abigail Spanberger, candidate for the 7th District

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