About Chris Hurst
Chris L. Hurst is the delegate for the 12th District in the Virginia House of Delegates, currently serving on the House Education and Science and Technology Committees. In 2018, he was selected to serve on the House Democratic Caucus Campaign Committee and as Communication Chair. He fights for all Virginians, including championing policies to increase teacher salaries and pass redistricting reform. During the 2019 legislative session, he passed nine bills including measures to address college affordability, increasing economic development for Southwest Virginia, and ensuring access for people with disabilities. Prior to serving as Delegate, Chris was evening anchor of WDBJ7 for six years, telling the stories of people in southwest Virginia.