Deeds fends off challenge from Hudson for Senate District 11 nomination

In the area’s most expensive race, Senator Creigh Deeds is the winner of the Democratic primary for the new Senate District 11. Deeds defeated Delegate Sally Hudson with 51.45 percent of the votes cast according to unofficial results from the Virginia Department of Elections

Deeds won a majority of votes in Albemarle County, Amherst County, Louisa County, and Nelson County, but Hudson won Charlottesville by over a thousand votes or 56.73 percent of the vote. 

Deeds raised nearly $1.2 million for the race as of June 8, 2023 according to the Virginia Public Access Project. Hudson raised $869,138 through the same period. (VPAP)

The winner will now face Republican Philip Hamilton and independent J’riah Guerreo in the November 7 election. 

The new boundaries of Senate District 11 (Credit: Virginia Public Access Project) 

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