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John Miller
John Miller(VA).jpg
Virginia Senate District 1
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2016
Years in position 7
Base salary$18,000/year
Per diem$178/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 6, 2007
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sNorthern Illinois University
Date of birth12/09/1947
Place of birthBryn Mawr, PA
Office website
Campaign website
John C. Miller is a Democratic member of the Virginia State Senate, representing District 1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2007.


Miller received a bachelor's degree from Northern Illinois University. Miller has worked as an administrator at Virginia Electronic Commerce Technology Center.

Committee assignments


In the 2012-2013 legislative session, Miller served on the following committees:


In the 2010-2011 legislative session, Miller served on the following committees:



See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Miller won re-election to District 1 of the Virginia State Senate. He was unopposed in the August 23 primary and defeated Michael Chohany in the November 8 general election.[1]

Virginia State Senate, District 1 General Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Miller Incumbent 51.8% 17,196
     Republican Michael Chohany 48.2% 15,994
Total Votes 33,190


See also: Virginia State Senate elections, 2007

On Nov. 6, 2007, Miller won election to the 1st District Seat in the Virginia State Senate, defeating opponent Patricia Stall (R).[2]

Miller raised $1,039,065 while Stall raised $959,140.[3]

Virginia State Senate, District 1 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Miller (D) 15,502 51.05%
Patricia Stall (R) 14,771 48.64%

Campaign donors


In 2011, Miller received $1,106,885 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Virginia State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Miller (Virginia)'s campaign in 2011
Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus$487,050
Virginia Democratic Party$166,508
Bloomberg, Michael R$25,000
Virginia Professional Fire Fighters$12,000
Saslaw, Richard$10,000
Total Raised in 2011 $1,106,885
Total Votes received in 2011 17,196
Cost of each vote received $64.37


Listed below are Miller's top five campaign contributors in the 2007 election:

Contributor 2007 total
Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus $232,304
Democratic Party of Virginia $178,056
Moving Virginia Forward $109,000
One Virginia $25,000
Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee $25,000


Miller was born in Bryan Mawr, Pennsylvania on December 9, 1947.

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Marty Williams (R)
Virginia Senate District 1
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