Ben Cline projected to hold onto Virginia’s 6th congressional district seat

Incumbent Ben Cline (R) is projected to keep his seat in Congress.

Cline is expected to prevail against his Democratic challenger Jennifer Lewis in the race for Virginia’s 6th congressional district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

US House of Representatives - District 6

In 2020, Ben Cline received 246,606 votes in District 6 while Nicholas Betts received 134,729 votes. This equates to 64.6% of the vote for Cline and 35.3% for Betts.




Ben Cline*(R)
Jennifer Lewis(D)
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The district covers Alleghany County, Bath County, Botetourt County, Buena Vista, Covington, Highland County, Lexington, Roanoke, Roanoke County, Rockbridge County, Salem, as well as other localities throughout western Virginia.

[READ MORE: Ben Cline and Jennifer Lewis face off again for Virginia’s Sixth District Congressional seat]

The pair went to head to head back in 2018. Lewis lost to Cline in his first run for Congress, but this year, Lewis returned for a rematch due to Cline’s votes against mental health legislation and the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

This would mark Cline’s third term as a US Congressman.

You can see a live breakdown of the results here.

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Here’s an interview 10 News had with Incumbent Ben Cline (R) and Jennifer Lewis (D) ahead of Election Day:

10 News reporter spoke with incumbent Ben Cline and opponent Jennifer Lewis

About the Author:

Jazmine Otey joined the 10 News team in February 2021.