John Edwards, Virginia Senator
|Virginia Senate District 21|
|1996 - Present|
|January 11, 2012|
|Years in position||18|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2007|
|Next general||November 8, 2011|
|Birthday||October 6, 1943|
|Place of birth||Roanoke, VA|
Edwards attended Patrick Henry High School. He received a A.B. at Princeton University in 1966 and attended Union Theological Seminary on a Rockefeller Brothers Theological Fellowship in New York in 1962. Edwards also received a J.D. at University of Virginia Law School in 1970. Edwards is a member of the Luthern Church (E.L.C.A.).
In addition to serving as senator Edwards works as an attorney at law. Previously Edwards served in the United States Marine Corps as a Captain from 1971-73.
In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Edwards has been appointed to the following committees:
In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Edwards served on the following committees:
- See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011
|Virginia State Senate, District 21 General Election, 2011|
Edwards raised $123,889 for his campaign.
|Virginia State Senate, District 21 (2007)|
Below are Edwards' top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
|Karen K. Dabney||$5,000|
|David & Mary Ann Wine||$4,200|
|Virginia Bankers Association||$4,000|
|Dominion (Energy & Natural Resources)||$3,500|
|Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield||$3,000|
Edwards was born in Roanoke, Virginia on October 6, 1943.
- John Edwards' campaign website
- Biography from the Virginia Legislature
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions:1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007
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