Williamsburg (November 3, 2021) The votes from yesterday’s election have been counted, and although the outcome was not what we had hoped for, I’m incredibly proud of all that we achieved. Exceeding our targets, I received the highest turnout among Democratic challengers in Virginia and earned
Williamsburg (December 10, 2020) Mark Downey, M.D., announced today that he will be running for 96th district Delegate in 2021. Dr. Downey, who was the Democratic nominee for the district in 2019, had one of the largest voter turnouts across the Commonwealth of Virginia for all candidates for
On the campaign trail, we have received numerous questions about the Virginia General Assembly. Below is an infographic answering some of those questions and why flipping the 96th is important.
What’s Next? Since winning the Democratic primary we have been working incredibly hard preparing for the general election on November 5th. Mark has been busy meeting with voters and elected officials from around the state and even a few presidential candidates. He’s listening and
Thank you all for your support! I am in awe of everyone and humbled by the endless hours of hard work to win this campaign. I have great respect and admiration for Rebecca and Chris for making me a better candidate. This was never about me, but rather about Virginians. Common sense gun
Dr. Downey was interviewed by Cathy Lewis on WHRO’s hearsay. They discuss childhood education, rural health care, tax policies, mental heath, gun safety, climate, clean energy and more. Original full show can be heard at
I feel strongly that members of the General Assembly should not be taking money from “public service corporations” that they’re charged with regulating. These include phone, electric, natural gas, water and sewer, railroad and power companies (like Dominion Energy and
The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership has selected Mark Downey, M.D. as one of its 2019 Candidate Training Program’s members. The Sorensen Institute’s Candidate Training Program (CTP) is an intensive, four-day program focused on the fundamentals of a winning campaign for