The Democratic and Republican parties have selected a primary as their nominating method for the 23rd Senate District as well as the 86th and 87th House of Delegates districts. If held, the primary would take place on June 20, 2023. If only one candidate qualifies for the primary ballot in any office, no primary for that office will be held. The candidate filing deadline for the primary is April 6, 2023, at 5 pm. Parties have until April 11, 2023, to certify their list of candidates.