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Virginia, officially known as "Commonwealth of Virginia" and nicknamed "The Old Dominion State," is bordered by Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, Washington, D.C. and the Atlantic Ocean. While Richmond is the state’s capital, the city of Virginia Beach is the state’s most populated city.

Virginia has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of 11 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 40 members of the State Senate and 100 members of the House of Delegates.

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2015 elections in Virginia

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Voting in Virginia

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External resources for the State of Virginia

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National politics in Virginia

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Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Mark Warner
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Virginia 2009January 3, 2017Link
Tim Kaine
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Virginia 2013January 3, 2019November 2018Link

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:
Barbara Comstock
Republican PartyDistrict 10 2015January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Bob Goodlatte
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 1993January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Bobby Scott
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Democratic PartyDistrict 3 1993January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
David Brat
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Republican PartyDistrict 7 2014January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Don Beyer
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Democratic PartyDistrict 8 2015January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Gerry Connolly
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Democratic PartyDistrict 11 2009January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Morgan Griffith
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Republican PartyDistrict 9 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Randy Forbes
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2001January 3, 2017Link
Rob Wittman
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 2007January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Robert Hurt
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Republican PartyDistrict 5 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Scott Rigell
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Republican PartyDistrict 2 2011January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link

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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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