Election Day is November 3!

Get informed with ChamberRVA’s 2020 Candidate Forums.

Every election cycle for over a decade, ChamberRVA has hosted candidate forums throughout the Richmond region. These event series give candidates and incumbents the opportunity to speak publicly in their localities in an open, unbiased setting. Our country and region are experiencing challenging times with a global pandemic, social justice unrest, and a turbulent economy. Join the upcoming forums to learn the candidate’s position on relevant policy and issues. Be informed and vote!

ChamberRVA Mayoral Forum

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

7:00 – 8:00 PM

Participating candidates include Kim Gray, Justin Griffin, Alexsis Rodgers, and Levar Stoney

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Have questions or topics you want covered? Email John Easter for consideration.

4th Congressional District Candidate Forum

Leon Benjamin & Donald McEachin

Tuesday, October 13, 2020; 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Broadcast live on VPM PBS 23 & VPM News 88.9 FM

7th Congressional District Candidate Forum

Nick Freitas & Abigail Spanberger

Tuesday, October 20, 2020; 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Broadcast live on VPM PBS 23 & VPM News 88.9 FM

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Interested in keeping up with the General Assembly while in session? Subscribe to our Government Affairs Newsletter.

The 2021 Virginia General Assembly Session begins in January 11th. Each week during Session, John Easter, our Senior Vice President of Government and Community Affairs, will email subscribers the following:

  • Brief overview of the major events of the week
  • Summary chart showing bills that the Chamber specifically supports or opposes
  • Categorized lists of all the bills the Chamber is tracking


Check back for ChamberRVA’s 2021 Public Policy Agenda.


For more information please contact John Easter at (804) 783-9321 or John.Easter@ChamberRVA.com.

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Get involved! Join the Government Affairs Committee.

The Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee has established five subcommittees that will develop and implement our advocacy program and public policy agenda:

  • Education/Workforce
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  • Regulatory Reform/Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Healthcare

Chamber members who are interested in serving on these subcommittees should contact John Easter, (804) 783-9321.

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