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Obenshain represents Virginia Senate District 26. Senate District 26 includes [[Sunshinereview:Harrisonburg, Virginia|Harrisonburg]], [[Sunshinereview:Page County, Virginia|Page County]], [[Sunshinereview:Rappahannock County, Virginia|Rappahannock County]], [[Sunshinereview:Rockingham County, Virginia|Rockingham County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Shenandoah County, Virginia|Shenandoah County]], [[Sunshinereview:Warren County, Virginia|Warren County]].
 
Obenshain represents Virginia Senate District 26. Senate District 26 includes [[Sunshinereview:Harrisonburg, Virginia|Harrisonburg]], [[Sunshinereview:Page County, Virginia|Page County]], [[Sunshinereview:Rappahannock County, Virginia|Rappahannock County]], [[Sunshinereview:Rockingham County, Virginia|Rockingham County]](part), [[Sunshinereview:Shenandoah County, Virginia|Shenandoah County]], [[Sunshinereview:Warren County, Virginia|Warren County]].
  
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On Nov. 6, 2007, Obenshain won re-election to the 26th District Seat in the [[Virginia State Senate]], defeating opponent Maxine Roles (D).<ref> [https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2007/196E44FA-8B19-4240-9A44-737216DAA55D/Unofficial/7_s.shtml 2007 Election Results, Virginia Senate, District 26]</ref>
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Obenshain raised $234,105 for his campaign while Roles raised $13,989.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=VA&y=2007#results_summary_S 2007 Campaign Spending, Virginia Senate, District 26]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Mark Obenshain (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''25,955'''
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| align="center" | 70.40%
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| colspan="2" | Maxine Roles (D)
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| align="right" | 10,862
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| align="center" | 29.46%
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==Campaign donors==
 
Below are Obenshain's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
 
Below are Obenshain's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2007 election:
 
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* [http://www.markobenshain.com/ Sen. Obenshain's website]
 
* [http://www.markobenshain.com/ Sen. Obenshain's website]
 
* Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19446 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77453 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95035 2007]
 
* Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=19446 2003], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77453 2005], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95035 2007]
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Revision as of 15:10, 25 June 2010

Mark Obenshain
Mark Obenshain.jpg
Virginia Senate District 26
Incumbent
Assumed office
2004
Current term ends
2012
Political party Republican
Profession Attorney
Website Official website
Mark Obenshain has been a Republican member of the Virginia State Senate since 2004, representing the 26th district.

Obenshain received a B.A. at Virginia Tech in 1984 and a J.D. at Lee University School of Law in 1987. He is a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

In addition to serving as a senator Obenshain works as an attorney.

Committee assignments

District 26

Obenshain represents Virginia Senate District 26. Senate District 26 includes Harrisonburg, Page County, Rappahannock County, Rockingham County(part), Shenandoah County, Warren County.

Elections

2007

On Nov. 6, 2007, Obenshain won re-election to the 26th District Seat in the Virginia State Senate, defeating opponent Maxine Roles (D).[1]

Obenshain raised $234,105 for his campaign while Roles raised $13,989.[2]

Virginia State Senate, District 26 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Obenshain (R) 25,955 70.40%
Maxine Roles (D) 10,862 29.46%

Campaign donors

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

Contributor 2007 total
David K. Rensin $25,000
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association $8,000
Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen (Lawyers) $5,000
2007 Conservative Victory Committee $5,000
Virginia Association of Realtors $4,964

Personal

Obenshain was born in Richmond, Virginia on June 11, 1962. He is married to Suzanne Speas Obenshain.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kevin G. Miller
Virginia Senate District 26
2004-present
Succeeded by
NA