Aston Donald McEachin (/məˈkiːtʃən/; born October 10, 1961) is an American politician and lawyer serving as the U.S. Representative for Virginia’s 4th congressional district since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, his district is based in the state capital, Richmond; it includes most of the area until Hampton Roads.
McEachin served twice in the Virginia House of Delegates, from 1996 to 2002 and 2006 to 2008. From 2008 to 2017, he served in the Senate of Virginia, representing the 9th district, made up of Charles City County, plus parts of Henrico County and the city of Richmond. McEachin ran for Congress for the open seat of Virginia’s 4th congressional district vacated by Republican Randy Forbes in 2016 and won the general election with 57.3% of the votes. In 2001, he was the Democratic Party’s nominee for Attorney General of Virginia, but he lost the election to Jerry Kilgore.