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2014 U.S. Senate Elections in Virginia

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
No primary, due to connvention

November 4 Election Winner:
Pending
Incumbent prior to election:
Mark Warner Democratic Party
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2014 U.S. House Elections

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Voters in Virginia will elect one member to the U.S. Senate in the election on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
February 1, 2014
June 10, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: The Virginia primary is open. However, in order to vote in the Republican primary, voters must sign an oath of loyalty.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: Virginia elections, 2014

Incumbent: The current incumbent is Mark Warner (D). He was first elected in 2008.

Candidates

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

Withdrew from race

  • Republican Party Howie Lind[5]

Campaign contributions

Mark Warner

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Warner's reports.[6]

Mark Warner (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[7]April 18, 2013$3,704,309.64$636,036.08$(153,979.26)$4,186,366.46
July Quarterly[8]July 17, 2013$4,186,366.46$1,423,313.76$(315,897.86)$5,293,782.36
October Quarterly[9]October 15, 2013$5,293,782.36$873,089.75$(255,386.00)$5,911,486.11
Year-end[10]January 31, 2014$5,911,486$1,595,892$(345,427)$7,161,950
April Quarterly[11]April 15, 2014$7,161,950.56$2,683,545.83$(994,179.06)$8,851,317.33
Running totals
$7,211,877.42$(2,064,869.18)

Issues

Bieber deportation

On February 4, 2014, Mark Warner said that he would sign a petition to deport Justin Bieber, a Canadian citizen.[12][13]

Warner sent a tweet that said, "It's true: I'm not a #Belieber. 'Senator Mark Warner offers to sign petition to deport Justin Bieber.'"[12]

Polls

Warner (D) v. Gillespie (R)
Poll Mark Warner (D) Ed Gillespie (R)Someone elseUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Roanoke College
January 13-17, 2014
50%30%0%20%+/-3.9633
Wason Center for Public Policy
January 15-22, 2014
50%30%2%18%+/-3.11,023
Harper Polling
February 4-5, 2014
44%38%0%18%+/-3.2936
AVERAGES 48% 32.67% 0.67% 18.67% +/-3.4 864
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org

Media

Ed Gillespie


Ed Gillespie's YouTube video announcement, "Meet Ed."

Ed Gillespie (R) announced his candidacy in a YouTube video on January 16, 2014. He said that he is running because “the American dream is being undermined by policies that move us away from constitutional principles of limited government and personal liberty.”[14]

Election history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Tim Kaine won election to the United States Senate. He defeated George Allen in the general election.

U.S. Senate, Virginia General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTimothy M. Kaine 52.9% 2,010,067
     Republican George F. Allen 47% 1,785,542
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 6,587
Total Votes 3,802,196
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2008

On November 4, 2008, Mark Warner won election to the United States Senate. He defeated James "Jim" S. Gilmore (R), William B. Redpath (L), and Glenda Gail Parker (G) in the general election.[15]

U.S. Senate, Virginia General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Warner 72% 3,269,327
     Republican James "Jim" S. Gilmore 27% 1,228,830
     Libertarian William B. Redpath 0.4% 20,269
     Green Glenda Gail Parker 0.5% 21,690
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 3,178
Total Votes 4,543,294

See also

External links

References