Larry Barnett


Larry Barnett


Larry came within 128 votes of winning Dist 27 in 2017.

Larry has served Chesterfield County citizens for more than three decades as a mental health professional with Chesterfield County Mental Health Support Services. He currently leads crisis intervention training activities with county first-responders for individuals who are struggling to overcome psychological, substance abuse or other challenges. He and his wife Pat have lived in Midlothian for nearly 30 years. Their daughter, Eileen, graduated from Midlothian High School, and now lives in Charlottesville while completing her graduate studies at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Larry wants to bring his decades of experience listening to our community and bring your voice to Richmond.

Larry will fight for:

➔ Healthcare +

"I support expanding affordable access to essential healthcare for all Virginians. ... I ... will advocate for community-based mental health and substance abuse services throughout the Commonwealth."

➔ Education +

"I am a steadfast supporter of public schools and believe investing in our children is the best way to prepare for a better future. ... To recruit and retain top-notch teachers who can provide this education, we need to pay them well ..."

➔ Human Rights +

"Everyone in Virginia should have the opportunity to live, work, and fully participate in society without the fear of discrimination."

➔ Gun Violence Prevention +

"I support common sense efforts to effectively reduce gun violence. This includes universal background checks ... and emergency protective orders that enable family members to temporarily remove firearms from loved ones during a crisis."

➔ VA Workers & Economy +

"I believe in the dignity of work and building an economy where all people have an equal opportunity to succeed..."

➔ Environment/Energy +

"I will work tirelessly to protect and preserve VA's valuable natural resources. I fully support the development of innovative, sustainable, and renewable energy and technology sources..."


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Republican Opponent


Roxann Robinson*

Robinson is an Optometrist who has been in office since 2010.

Robinson voted:

  • Against a bill that would have moved the ERA to a vote.
  • Voted to delay compliance with the Obama Clean Power Plan which would have reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
  • To support tax credits to the coal industry.
  • To eliminate Medicaid expansion.
  • To remove funding that would have been available under Medicaid expansion for a pilot program to provide mental health services in correctional facilities.
  • To prohibit public funding of clinics, such as Planned Parenthood, that provide abortions.
  • * = Incumbent

     HD-27 District Profile 
    Chesterfield Co.

    HD-27 Voting Trend

    2018: Kaine received 54% of the vote.
    2017: Northam received 51% of the vote.
    2017 (HD election): Dem lost w 50%
    2016: Clinton received 45% of the vote.
    2015 (HD election): Dem lost w 41%

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    Statistics from VPAP, January 2019/May 2019.