John Edwards, Virginia Senator

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John Edwards
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Virginia Senate District 21
Incumbent
Assumed office
1996
Current term ends
2012
Political party Democrat
Profession Attorney
Website Official website
John Edwards has been a Democratic member of the Virginia State Senate since 1996, representing the 21st district.

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.

Committee assignments

District 21

Edwards represents Virginia Senate District 21. Senate District 21 includes Craig County, Giles, Montgomery County(part), Pulaski(part), Roanoke, Roanoke County(part).

Elections

2007

On Nov. 6, 2007, Edwards won re-election to the 21st District Seat in the Virginia State Senate.[1]

Edwards raised $123,889 for his campaign.[2]

Virginia State Senate, District 21 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png John Edwards) 22,282 98.16%
Write-in 416 1.83%

Campaign donors

Below are Edwards' top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:

Contributor 2007 total
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

Personal

Edwards was born in Roanoke, Virginia on October 6, 1943.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Virginia Senate District 21
1996-present
Succeeded by
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