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:{{bluedot}} [[John Miller]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[John Miller]] 17,196 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[Michael Chohany]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Michael Chohany]] 15,994
  
 
===District 2===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[Mamie Locke]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Mamie Locke]] 17,526 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[Thomas Harmon, IV]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Thomas Harmon, IV]] 9,208
  
 
===District 3===
 
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:{{reddot}} [[Thomas Norment]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Thomas Norment]] 38,665 {{won}}
  
 
===District 4===
 
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:{{reddot}} [[Ryan McDougle]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Ryan McDougle]] 37,879 {{won}}
  
 
===District 5===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[Yvonne Miller]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Yvonne Miller]] 11,090 {{won}}
  
 
===District 6===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[Ralph Northam]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Ralph Northam]] 16,606 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[Ben Loyola]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Ben Loyola]] 12,622
  
 
===District 7===
 
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:{{reddot}} [[Frank Wagner]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Frank Wagner]] 17,303 {{won}}
  
 
===District 8===
 
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:{{reddot}} [[Jeffrey McWaters]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Jeffrey McWaters]] 14,371 {{won}}
  
 
===District 9===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[Donald McEachin]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Donald McEachin]] 28,802 {{won}}
  
 
===District 10===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[David Bernard]]
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:{{bluedot}} [[David Bernard]] 14,189
:{{reddot}} [[John Watkins]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[John Watkins]] 18,496 {{won}}
  
 
===District 11===
 
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:{{reddot}} [[Stephen Martin]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Stephen Martin]] 25,269 {{won}}
  
 
===District 12===
 
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:{{reddot}} [[Walter Stosch]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Walter Stosch]] 28,438 {{won}}
  
 
===District 13===
 
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:{{reddot}} [[Richard Black]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[J. Shawn Mitchell]] 15,613
:{{bluedot}} [[J. Shawn Mitchell]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Richard Black]] 20,786 {{won}}
  
 
===District 14===
 
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:{{reddot}} [[Harry Blevins]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Harry Blevins]] 16,063 {{won}}
  
 
===District 15===
 
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:{{reddot}} [[Frank Ruff]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Frank Ruff]] 36,193 {{won}}
  
 
===District 16===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[Henry Marsh]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Henry Marsh]] 16,711 {{won}}
:{{greydot}} [[Preston Brown]]
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:{{greydot}} [[Preston Brown]] 7,391
  
 
===District 17===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[R. Edward "Edd" Houck]]
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:{{bluedot}} [[R. Edward "Edd" Houck]] 22,389
:{{reddot}} [[Bryce Reeves]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Bryce Reeves]] 22,615 {{won}}
  
 
===District 18===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[Louise Lucas]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Louise Lucas]] 23,676 {{won}}
  
 
===District 19===
 
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:{{reddot}} [[Ralph Smith]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Ralph Smith]] 28,065 {{won}}
:{{greydot}} [[J. Brandon Bell, II]]
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:{{greydot}} [[J. Brandon Bell, II]] 21,551
  
 
===District 20===
 
===District 20===
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:{{bluedot}} [[Roscoe Reynolds]]
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:{{bluedot}} [[Roscoe Reynolds]] 23,331
:{{reddot}} [[Bill Stanley]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Bill Stanley]] 23,975 {{won}}
:{{greydot}} [[W. Jeff Evans]]
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:{{greydot}} [[W. Jeff Evans]] 3,887
  
 
===District 21===
 
===District 21===
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:{{bluedot}} [[John Edwards, Virginia Senator|John Edwards]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[John Edwards, Virginia Senator|John Edwards]] 21,259 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[David Nutter]]
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:{{reddot}} [[David Nutter]] 16,728
  
 
===District 22===
 
===District 22===
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:{{bluedot}} [[Bert Dodson]]
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:{{bluedot}} [[Bert Dodson]] 20,389
:{{reddot}} [[Thomas Garrett]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Thomas Garrett]] 28,357 {{won}}
  
 
===District 23===
 
===District 23===
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:{{bluedot}} [[Robert Short, Sr.]]
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:{{bluedot}} [[Robert Short, Sr.]] 9,439
:{{reddot}} [[Stephen Newman]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Stephen Newman]] 33,481 {{won}}
  
 
===District 24===
 
===District 24===
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:{{reddot}} [[Emmett Hanger]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Emmett Hanger]] 29,617 {{won}}
  
 
===District 25===
 
===District 25===
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:{{bluedot}} [[Creigh Deeds]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Creigh Deeds]] 32,409 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[Thomas Aldous, Jr.]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Thomas Aldous, Jr.]] 17,862
  
 
===District 26===
 
===District 26===
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:{{reddot}} [[Mark Obenshain]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Mark Obenshain]] 27,999 {{won}}
  
 
===District 27===
 
===District 27===
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:{{bluedot}} [[Shaun Broy]]
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:{{bluedot}} [[Shaun Broy]] 7,636
:{{reddot}} [[Jill Vogel]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Jill Vogel]] 24,555 {{won}}
 
:{{greydot}} [[Donald Marro]] '''Note:''' Marro withdrew from the election on 10/31/11.
 
:{{greydot}} [[Donald Marro]] '''Note:''' Marro withdrew from the election on 10/31/11.
  
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:{{reddot}} [[Richard Stuart, Virginia Senator|Richard Stuart]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Richard Stuart, Virginia Senator|Richard Stuart]] 26,662 {{won}}
  
 
===District 29===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[Charles Colgan]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Charles Colgan]] 13,365 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[Tom Gordy]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Tom Gordy]] 10,875
  
 
===District 30===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[Adam Ebbin]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Adam Ebbin]] 20,968 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[Timothy McGhee]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Timothy McGhee]] 11,349
  
 
===District 31===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[Barbara Favola]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Barbara Favola]] 24,349 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[Caren Merrick]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Caren Merrick]] 17,484
  
 
===District 32===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[Janet Howell]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Janet Howell]] 26,026 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[Patrick Forrest]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Patrick Forrest]] 17,122
  
 
===District 33===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[Mark Herring]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Mark Herring]] 14,061 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[Patricia Phillips]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Patricia Phillips]] 11,915
  
 
===District 34===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[John Chapman "Chap" Petersen]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[John Chapman "Chap" Petersen]] 23,662 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[Gerarda Culipher]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Gerarda Culipher]] 15,933
  
 
===District 35===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[Dick Saslaw]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Dick Saslaw]] 15,905 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[Robert Sarvis]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Robert Sarvis]] 9,272
:{{greydot}} [[Katherine Ann Pettigrew]]
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:{{greydot}} [[Katherine Ann Pettigrew]] 591
  
 
===District 36===
 
===District 36===
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:{{bluedot}} [[Linda Todd "Toddy" Puller]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Linda Todd "Toddy" Puller]] 16,649 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[Jeffrey Frederick]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Jeffrey Frederick]] 13,445
  
 
===District 37===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[Dave Marsden]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Dave Marsden]] 19,841 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[Jason Flanary]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Jason Flanary]] 17,036
  
 
===District 38===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[Phillip Puckett]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[Phillip Puckett]] 26,339 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[Adam Light]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Adam Light]] 23,328
  
 
===District 39===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[George Barker]] {{won}}
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:{{bluedot}} [[George Barker]] 21,201 {{won}}
:{{reddot}} [[Miller Baker]]
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:{{reddot}} [[Miller Baker]] 18,687
  
 
===District 40===
 
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:{{bluedot}} [[John Lamie]]
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:{{bluedot}} [[John Lamie]] 15,480
:{{reddot}} [[Bill Carrico]] {{won}}
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:{{reddot}} [[Bill Carrico]] 31,333 {{won}}
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

Revision as of 12:10, 30 July 2012


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Virginia State Senate elections, 2011

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Competitiveness Analysis
Candidates unopposed by a major partyPrimary challengesRetiring incumbents

RedistrictingPrimary Competitiveness

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Virginia State Senate

Elections for the office of Virginia State Senator were held on November 8, 2011. Each of the state's 40 senators were up for election. Members are elected to four-year terms.

The 2011 election was the state's first election under its new legislative maps. Following the 2010 census, the state redrew its legislative boundaries to account for growth and shifts in the state's population. The Virginia General Assembly was responsible for the redistricting process. Virginia's 40 senate seats are comprised of 40 single-member legislative districts.

Virginia is just one of four states that held state senate elections in 2011. The other three states that hold their state senate elections in odd-numbered years are New Jersey, Mississippi and Louisiana.

Virginia's primary was rescheduled from its usual date of June 14 to August 23 in order to allow time for legislative redistricting.[1] Candidates wishing to run for the Virginia State Senate were required to file their petitions or candidate filing fees by June 15. As they become available, candidate information and election results will be reflected on this page.

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2011

General election results

The following candidates won election on November 8, 2011:

  1. Adam Ebbin
  2. Barbara Favola
  3. Bill Carrico
  4. Bill Stanley
  5. Bryce Reeves
  6. Charles Colgan
  7. Creigh Deeds
  8. Dave Marsden
  9. Dick Saslaw
  10. Donald McEachin
  11. Emmett Hanger
  12. Frank Ruff
  13. Frank Wagner
  14. George Barker
  15. Harry Blevins
  16. Henry Marsh
  17. Janet Howell
  18. Jeffrey McWaters
  19. Jill Vogel
  20. John Chapman "Chap" Petersen
  21. John Edwards, Virginia Senator
  22. John Miller
  23. John Watkins
  24. Linda Todd "Toddy" Puller
  25. Louise Lucas
  26. Mamie Locke
  27. Mark Herring
  28. Mark Obenshain
  29. Phillip Puckett
  30. Ralph Northam
  31. Ralph Smith
  32. Richard Black
  33. Richard Stuart, Virginia Senator
  34. Ryan McDougle
  35. Stephen Newman
  36. Steve Martin (Virginia)
  37. Thomas Garrett
  38. Thomas Norment
  39. Walter Stosch
  40. Yvonne Miller

Impact of redistricting

See also: Redistricting in Virginia

Every 10 years, the Constitution requires states to redraw Congressional and state legislative districts based on updated Census information. In 2011, Virginia was the fourth state to complete its state legislative redistricting. Its 40 districts were re-drawn by the Virginia General Assembly and approved by Governor Bob McDonnell.

Partisan impact

With each chamber controlled by members of the opposite party, the Senate and House agreed to create their own maps and concur with the maps drawn by the other.[2] As a result, both houses created plans favorable to the current majority. However, while the Democrats control the State Senate 22-18, recently relocated Republicans have expressed confidence that they will remain competitive.

Virginia Republican Party chairman Pat Mullins said he is confident heading into the upcoming senate contests, stating, "We are very well positioned to take back the Senate...Both of the new open seats trend heavily toward our party, and despite the Democrats' best efforts, there are a number of seats where liberal incumbents are in serious trouble."[3] Senator Donald McEachin (D) acknowledged, "I think we were generous with people we should not have been generous with."[4] Democrats were forced revise their maps after their initial plans were vetoed by Gov. Bob McDonnell (R).

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Going into the November 2011 elections, the Republican Party was the majority party in 29 state senates. One chamber (Nebraska) is officially non-partisan and in one chamber (Alaska), several Republicans vote with a caucus other than the Republican caucus. In 19 states, the Democratic Party held the majority party. The Virginia State Senate was one of the 19 chambers with a Democratic Party majority.

In the other 3 states with state senate elections in 2011 (Louisiana, Mississippi and New Jersey), the Democratic Party held the majority party in New Jersey, while the Republican Party held the majority party in the state senates of Louisiana and Mississippi.

The partisan composition of the Virginia State Senate before and after the election:

Virginia State Senate
Party As of November 2011 After the 2011 Election
     Democratic Party 22 20
     Republican Party 18 20
Total 40 40

Races to watch

The following are races to watch in the 2011 elections that will likely dictate partisan control.

Obama visit

Some Democrats who are facing close races in the Virginia Senate this year are trying to distance themselves from President Obama, stating that they will not commit to supporting him in his re-election bid in 2012. This has come about as a result of Obama's two day trip to Virginia this October. Among Democratic senators who have distanced themselves are Linda Todd "Toddy" Puller and Phillip Puckett. Others such as Roscoe Reynolds and R. Edward "Edd" Houck have declined to say if they would support Obama next year.[7]

Clinton visit

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton held a fundraiser on October 26, 2011 for Democratic candidates. According to the Democratic Party, the event raised more than $1 million. More than half of Democratic candidates for Senate attended the event. Richard Saslaw (D), Senate Majority Leader, said there are "five or six" races that the party has identified to watch closely.[8]

Competitiveness

Candidates unopposed by a major party

2011 state legislative elections analyzed using a Competitiveness Index

14 incumbents (35%) face no competition in the November 8 general election and are thus, barring unforeseen circumstances, guaranteed re-election in November.

  • 3 Democratic incumbents face no November challenger.
  • 11 Republican incumbents face no November challenger

Primary challenges

Only one incumbent faced competition in the August 23 primary. That incumbent, Thomas Norment defeated his challenger, Mark Frechette.

Retiring incumbents

Seven incumbent senators did not run for re-election, while 33 (82.5%) ran for re-election. Of the 7 incumbents who did not run for re-election, 3 are Democrats and 4 are Republicans.

Incumbents who are retiring are:

Incumbents displaced by redistricting

Two incumbent senators were displaced by the 2011 redistricting process. Of the 2 displaced incumbents, both are Republicans.

Incumbents who were displaced by redistricting:

  • District 19: Incumbent Republican Bill Stanley now resides in district 20.
  • District 22: Incumbent Republican Ralph Smith now resides in district 19.

Primary competitiveness

The total number of contested primaries has remained low from 2007 to 2011.

Comparing Contested Primaries in Past VA Senate Elections
Democrats Republicans Total
2007 2011 2007 2011 2007 2011
Open contested 2 2 2 6 4 8
Incumbent contested 1 0 4 1 5 1
Total contested 3 2 6 7 9 9

Uncontested primaries

There are a total of 40 districts in the Virginia State Senate, meaning that normally there would be 80 primaries. However, some districts use a caucus or convention rather than a primary to decide which candidate to send to the general election. 17 out of the 80 potential primaries decide on a candidate this way, leaving 63 which use primaries. Of these 63 primaries, only 9 are contested (14.3%).

District without primaries

The following district/party combinations do not use a primary.

Democratic Party Democrats: Districts 7, 12, 13, 15, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 38, 39

Republican Party Republicans: Districts 6, 17, 25, 29, 38, 40

Qualifications

In order to run for the State Senate, a candidate must:

  • Be 21 years of age or older.
  • A qualified elector in the Commonwealth in Virginia.
  • Be a resident of the district they plan to run for[9].
  • If a Republican or Democrat candidate, pay a filing fee equivalent to 2 percent of the current salary elected State Senators make[10].
  • If running as an independent, collecting signatures via petition[11].

Campaign contributions

See also: State-by-state comparison of donations to state senate campaigns

This chart shows how many candidates ran for state senate in Virginia in past years and the cumulative amount of campaign contributions in state senate races, including contributions in both primary and general election contests. All figures come from Follow The Money.[12]

Year Number of candidates Total contributions
2007 77 $31,534,141
2003 69 $11,399,328
1999 69 $10,532,275

The top 10 donors were:[13]

Donor Amount
Democratic Party of Virginia $2,472,021
Virginia Senate Democratic Caucus $1,351,536
Virginia Senate Republican Leadership Trust $1,333,782
Moving Virginia Forward $914,467
Tom Davis for Congress $784,635
Virginia Republican Party $760,699
Citizens for the Commonwealth $475,000
Rensin, David $394,500
Republican State Leadership Cmte $327,221
Holtzman, William B $308,747

List of candidates

District 1

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
  • John Miller Incumbent Miller was first elected in 2008.
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John Miller 17,196 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Michael Chohany 15,994

District 2

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
  • Mamie Locke Incumbent Locke was first elected in 2004.
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mamie Locke 17,526 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Thomas Harmon, IV 9,208

District 3

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Republican Party Thomas Norment 38,665 Green check mark transparent.png

District 4

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Republican Party Ryan McDougle 37,879 Green check mark transparent.png

District 5

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Yvonne Miller 11,090 Green check mark transparent.png

District 6

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Ralph Northam 16,606 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Ben Loyola 12,622

District 7

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Republican Party Frank Wagner 17,303 Green check mark transparent.png

District 8

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Republican Party Jeffrey McWaters 14,371 Green check mark transparent.png

District 9

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Donald McEachin 28,802 Green check mark transparent.png

District 10

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party David Bernard 14,189
Republican Party John Watkins 18,496 Green check mark transparent.png

District 11

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Republican Party Stephen Martin 25,269 Green check mark transparent.png

District 12

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Republican Party Walter Stosch 28,438 Green check mark transparent.png

District 13

Incumbent Republican Frederick Quayle was first elected in 1992.

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party J. Shawn Mitchell 15,613
Republican Party Richard Black 20,786 Green check mark transparent.png

District 14

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Republican Party Harry Blevins 16,063 Green check mark transparent.png

District 15

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:
  • Frank Ruff Incumbent Ruff was first elected in 2000.

November 8 General election candidates:

Republican Party Frank Ruff 36,193 Green check mark transparent.png

District 16

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
  • Henry Marsh Incumbent Marsh was first elected in 1992.
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Henry Marsh 16,711 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Preston Brown 7,391

District 17

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party R. Edward "Edd" Houck 22,389
Republican Party Bryce Reeves 22,615 Green check mark transparent.png

District 18

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Louise Lucas 23,676 Green check mark transparent.png

District 19

Incumbent Republican Bill Stanley was first elected in 2011.

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Republican Party Ralph Smith 28,065 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent J. Brandon Bell, II 21,551

District 20

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:
  • Bill Stanley Bill Stanley currently serves as the District 19 incumbent.

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Roscoe Reynolds 23,331
Republican Party Bill Stanley 23,975 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent W. Jeff Evans 3,887

District 21

Incumbent Democrat John Edwards was first elected in 1996.

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John Edwards 21,259 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party David Nutter 16,728

District 22

Incumbent Republican Ralph Smith was first elected in 2008.

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Bert Dodson 20,389
Republican Party Thomas Garrett 28,357 Green check mark transparent.png

District 23

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Robert Short, Sr. 9,439
Republican Party Stephen Newman 33,481 Green check mark transparent.png

District 24

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Republican Party Emmett Hanger 29,617 Green check mark transparent.png

District 25

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Creigh Deeds 32,409 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Thomas Aldous, Jr. 17,862

District 26

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Republican Party Mark Obenshain 27,999 Green check mark transparent.png

District 27

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:
  • Jill Vogel Incumbent Vogel was first elected in 2008.

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Shaun Broy 7,636
Republican Party Jill Vogel 24,555 Green check mark transparent.png
Independent Donald Marro Note: Marro withdrew from the election on 10/31/11.

District 28

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Republican Party Richard Stuart 26,662 Green check mark transparent.png

District 29

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Charles Colgan 13,365 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Tom Gordy 10,875

District 30

Incumbent Democrat Patricia Ticer was first elected in 1996.

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Adam Ebbin 20,968 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Timothy McGhee 11,349

District 31

Incumbent Democrat Mary Whipple was first elected in 1996.

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Barbara Favola 24,349 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Caren Merrick 17,484

District 32

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Janet Howell 26,026 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Patrick Forrest 17,122

District 33

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Mark Herring 14,061 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Patricia Phillips 11,915

District 34

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John Chapman "Chap" Petersen 23,662 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Gerarda Culipher 15,933

District 35

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
  • Dick Saslaw Incumbent Saslaw was first elected in 1980.
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Dick Saslaw 15,905 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Robert Sarvis 9,272
Independent Katherine Ann Pettigrew 591

District 36

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Linda Todd "Toddy" Puller 16,649 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Jeffrey Frederick 13,445

District 37

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
  • Dave Marsden Incumbent Democrat Marsden was first elected in 2010.
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Dave Marsden 19,841 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Jason Flanary 17,036

District 38

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party Phillip Puckett 26,339 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Adam Light 23,328

District 39

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party George Barker 21,201 Green check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Miller Baker 18,687

District 40

Incumbent Republican William Wampler was first elected in 1988.

Democratic Party August 23 Democratic primary result:
Republican Party August 23 GOP primary result:

November 8 General election candidates:

Democratic Party John Lamie 15,480
Republican Party Bill Carrico 31,333 Green check mark transparent.png

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