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<p align="justify">''Located in the Mid-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 “the Old Dominion,” Virginia is officially known as the “Commonwealth of Virginia.” Virginia is also nicknamed “the Mother of Presidents” due to the fact that eight U.S. presidents were born in the state. Originally established by the Colony of Virginia as the first of what would become The Thirteen Colonies, Virginia’s economy is now dominated by agriculture, U.S. federal agencies and the U.S. military.  While [[Richmond, Virginia|Richmond]] is the state’s capital, the city of [[Virginia Beach, Virginia|Virginia Beach]] is the state’s most populated city. <br><br>Currently, there are two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Virginia|U.S. Senate]], a total of 11 members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Virginia|U.S. House of Representatives]], 40 members of the [[Virginia State Senate]] and 100 members of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].''</p></td></tr>
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<p align="justify">''Located in the Mid-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 “the Old Dominion,” Virginia is officially known as the “Commonwealth of Virginia.” Virginia is also nicknamed “the Mother of Presidents” due to the fact that eight U.S. presidents were born in the state. Originally established by the Colony of Virginia as the first of what would become The Thirteen Colonies, Virginia’s economy is now dominated by agriculture, U.S. federal agencies and the U.S. military.  While [[Richmond, Virginia|Richmond]] is the state’s capital, the city of [[Virginia Beach, Virginia|Virginia Beach]] is the state’s most populated city. <br><br>Virginia two members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Virginia|U.S. Senate]], a total of 11 members of the [[United States congressional delegations from Virginia|U.S. House of Representatives]], 40 members of the [[Virginia State Senate]] and 100 members of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].''</p></td></tr>
 
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|Capital = Richmond
 
|Capital = Richmond
 
|Nickname = '''The Old Dominion State'''
 
|Nickname = '''The Old Dominion State'''
|Motto = ''Thus Always to Tyrants''
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|Motto = ''Sic semper tyrannis''
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|Translation = ''Thus always to tyrants''
 
|Population = 8 million
 
|Population = 8 million
 
|Area = 42,774 sq. mi.
 
|Area = 42,774 sq. mi.

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Welcome to Virginia on Ballotpedia!


Located in the Mid-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 “the Old Dominion,” Virginia is officially known as the “Commonwealth of Virginia.” Virginia is also nicknamed “the Mother of Presidents” due to the fact that eight U.S. presidents were born in the state. Originally established by the Colony of Virginia as the first of what would become The Thirteen Colonies, Virginia’s economy is now dominated by agriculture, U.S. federal agencies and the U.S. military. While Richmond is the state’s capital, the city of Virginia Beach is the state’s most populated city.

Virginia two 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.

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Mark Warner
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Virginia 2009January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014Link
Tim Kaine
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Virginia 2013January 3, 2019November 2018Link


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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Bob Goodlatte
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 1993January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Bobby Scott
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Democratic PartyDistrict 3 1993January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Frank Wolf
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Republican PartyDistrict 10 1981January 3, 2015Link
Gerry Connolly
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Democratic PartyDistrict 11 2009January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Jim Moran
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Democratic PartyDistrict 8 1991January 3, 2015Link
Morgan Griffith
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Republican PartyDistrict 9 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Randy Forbes
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2001January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Rob Wittman
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2007January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Robert Hurt
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Republican PartyDistrict 5 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Scott Rigell
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link


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Virginia
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The Old Dominion State
Capital:   Richmond
Motto:   Sic semper tyrannis
Translation:   Thus always to tyrants
Population:   8 million
Area of state:   42,774 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1788
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