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Welcome to Virginia on Ballotpedia!


Located in the south Atlantic region of the United States, the state of Virginia is bordered by Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, Washington, D.C. and the Atlantic Ocean. Nicknamed both “the Old Dominion,” Virginia is officially known as the “Commonwealth of Virginia.” The state of Virginia is also nicknamed “the Mother of Presidents” after eight U.S. presidents were born there. Originally established by the Colony of Virginia as the first of what would be thirteen colonies, Virginia’s economy is now dominated by agriculture, U.S. federal agencies and U.S. military. While Richmond is the state’s capital, the city of Virginia Beach is the state’s most populated city. Currently, there are two Democratic members of the U.S. Senate, a total of 11 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 40 members of the Virginia State Senate and 100 members of the Virginia House of Delegates. As of September 2013, Virginia is one of 24 Republican state government trifectas.

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National politics in Virginia


CongressLogo.png United States congressional delegation from Virginia



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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Mark Warner
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Virginia 2009January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014LinkJohn W. Warner (R)
Tim Kaine
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Virginia 2013January 3, 2019November 2018LinkJim Webb (D)


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Bob Goodlatte
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 1993January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJames R. Olin (D)
Bobby Scott
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Democratic PartyDistrict 3 1993January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkThomas J. Bliley, Jr. (R)
Eric Cantor
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Republican PartyDistrict 7 2001January 3, 2015LinkThomas J. Bliley, Jr. (R)
Frank Wolf
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Republican PartyDistrict 10 1981January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJoseph L. Fisher (D)
Gerry Connolly
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Democratic PartyDistrict 11 2009January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkThomas M. Davis (R)
Jim Moran
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Democratic PartyDistrict 8 1991January 3, 2015LinkStanford E. Parris (R)
Morgan Griffith
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Republican PartyDistrict 9 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkFrederick C. Boucher (D)
Randy Forbes
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2001January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkNorman Sisisky (D)
Rob Wittman
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2007January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJo Ann Davis (R)
Robert Hurt
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Republican PartyDistrict 5 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkTom Perriello (D)
Scott Rigell
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkGlenn Nye (D)


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Virginia
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The Old Dominion State
Capital:   Richmond
Motto:   Thus Always to Tyrants
Population:   8 million
Area of state:   42,774 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1788
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