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Clint Jenkins

HD-76

Clint Jenkins

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Clint is running for Delegate in HD-76, which was redistricted, shifting from strong red to 58% blue.

Clint Jenkins is an Army veteran, small business owner, and community leader who was raised in the heart of the 76th district. He has been deeply involved in the community for years, volunteering for various local organizations and churches and taking an active role with the Democratic Party, currently serving as the Chair of the 3rd Congressional District for the DPVA.

The spirit of service has driven him to do all of these things, and it's why he's running for the House of Delegates.

 Issues 

Clint will fight for:

➔ Healthcare +

  • Protect Medicaid expansion from Republican attacks
  • Increase transparency in pricing, both for prescription drugs and services
  • Support Community Health Centers...
  • ➔ Education +

  • Raise teachers' salaries
  • Secure funding for new construction and much-needed improvements to existing schools
  • Fund universal pre-K programs for every child in Virginia
  • Increase overall state funding for education and push for a more equitable distribution of resources across the Commonwealth
  • ➔ Gun Violence Prevention +

  • Institute universal background checks
  • Restrict access to military-style assault weapons
  • Bar violent criminals and domestic abusers from legally purchasing weapons and pass Extreme Risk Protective Order legislation
  • Increase penalties on straw purchasers who sell weapons on the black market
  • ➔ VA Workers & Economy +

  • Attract better-paying jobs so no one who works full-time struggles to make ends meet
  • Expand job training programs to help get people back to work
  • Increase the minimum wage
  • Protect employees' rights to organize and collectively bargain
  • ➔ Criminal Justice Reform +

  • Emphasize rehabilitation over incarceration
  • Fight to reform sentencing guidelines and change mandatory-minimum laws
  • End the school-to-prison pipeline that too often labels our children as criminals for life
  • Provide more resources for returning citizens to make it easier for them to reintegrate into society
  • ➔ Voting Rights +

  • Repeal Virginia's Voter ID law Institute universal voter registration and no-excuse absentee voting
  • Expand early voting periods to give people greater flexibility in casting their ballots
  • ➔ Infastructure +

  • Invest in critical infrastructure that companies need to do business more efficiently
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    Republican Opponent

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    Chris Jones*

    Republican Chris Jones has served in the Virginia House of Delegates since 1998.

    Jones' positions:

    Healthcare

  • Led opposition to Affordable Care Act in Va.
  • Opposed Medicaid expansion.
  • Voted against legislation that would protect Virginians w. pre-existing conditions.

    Racial Gerrymandering

  • Architect of 2011 maps that a federal court determined were racially drawn and was part of the legal defense that has spent $10 million of taxpayer money to defend these racially gerrymandered districts.

    Voting Rights

  • Blocked an effort to increase voting access, such as expanded absentee voting.
  • Opposed restoration of voting rights to Virginians convicted of a felony who have served their time.

    Social Justice

  • Opposed funding for mental health services for parolees and inmates.
  • * = Incumbent

     HD-76 District Profile 
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    Suffolk City, Chesapeake City

    HD-76 Voting Trend

    2018: Kaine received 62%*
    2017: Northam received 60%*
    2017 (HD election): No Dem candidate
    2016: Clinton received 54%*
    2015 (HD election): No Dem candidate

    *Stats recalculated per 2019 redisticting

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    Statistics from VPAP, January 2019/May 2019.