Thomas A. Garrett Jr.

Representative’s Position

US House – Virginia 5th, Republican

Contact Information

DC Office
415 Cannon HOB
Washington DC 20515-4605
(202) 225-4711

Charlottesville Office
686 Berkmar Circle, 2nd Floor
Charlottesville, VA 22901
(434) 973-9631

Latest Updates from Group Tracker

Aside from occasional snarky tweets and the very occasional symbolic action on Capitol Hill, Rep. Garrett has largely faded from public view following revelations of his scandal-ridden office, his personal struggle with alcoholism, and his decision not to seek reelection. While we wish him the best in his recovery from addiction, we are pleased that he will no longer represent VA-05 in Congress.

Next Election

Because Rep. Garrett is not seeking reelection, the Republican Party has nominated a new candidate, Denver Riggleman. Mr. Riggleman has pledged to carry on Rep. Garrett’s divisive, regressive actions — he plans to join the Freedom Caucus if elected, does not believe that healthcare is a right, is opposed to net neutrality, and so on.

Leslie Cockburn is running as the Democratic candidate to represent VA-05. More information on the Cockburn campaign can be found at

Latest Actions in Congress (bill tracker from GovTrack)

Action Alerts

Congressman Garrett’s Facebook Page

@GarrettForVA Twitter Feed (personal / campaign)

@Rep_Tom_Garrett Twitter Feed (official)

District Information

Historical Election Data

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