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Virginia: 2006 Elections
Edited on Sun Aug-20-06 10:50 PM by AlecBGreen


Virginia

2006 Elections: Governor, US Senator, Other Statewide Offices, US House, State Senate, State House, Ballot initiatives/Referendums

State Politics At-A-Glance


Population (2004 Estimate): 7,459,827 (+5.4%)
Population (2000 Census): 7,078,515
Electoral Votes: 13

:redbox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 46%, Bush (R)53%
:redbox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 44%, Bush (R) 52%, Nader (I) 2%
:redbox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 45%, Dole (R) 47%, Perot (I) 7%

:bluebox: Governor: Tim Kaine (D) Elected: 2005 (Next Election: 2009)
:redbox: Lt. Governor: William Bolling (R) Elected: 2005 (Next Election: 2009)
:redbox: Attorney General: Bob McDonnell (R) Elected: 2005 (Next Election 2009)
:redbox: Senior US Senator: John Warner (R) Elected: 1978, 1984, 1990, 1996, 2002 (Next Election: 2008)
:redbox: Junior US Senator: George Allen (R) Elected: 2000 (Next Election: 2006)
:redbox: US House (11 seats): D-3, R-8
:redbox: State Senate (40 seats): D-17, R-23
:redbox: State House (100 seats): D-39, R-59, I-2

Interactive Map of General Assembly Districts

Voter Demographic Changes (Courtesy of Not Larry Sabato and Kenton Ngo)

WESTERN VIRGINIA
Greater Roanoake
Greater Lynchburg
Danville/Martinsville
Eastern Half of Southwest Virginia
Western Half of Southwest Virginia
Southern Half of the Valley
Northern Half of the Valley

EASTERN VIRGINIA
Hampton Roads - Southside

Election Information


General Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election: October 10, 2006
General Election Date (all states): November 07, 2006

State Office in Charge of Elections
Virginia State Board of Elections
www.sbe.virginia.gov
Phone: 1-800-552-9745

State Democratic Party
www.vademocrats.org
Phone: 1-804-644-1966

State Republican Party
www.vagop.com
Phone: 1-804-780-0111

Governor's Race 2005


There is no Virginia Governor's race in 2006

November 8th, 2005
Governor's Race
Registered Voters: 4,448,852 Total Voting: 2,000,052 Voter Turnout: 44.96%
:bluebox: Timothy M. Kaine (D) .......... 1,025,942 51.72%
:redbox: Jerry Kilgore(R) ..................... 912,327 45.99%
:graybox: Russell Potts (I) ..................... 43,953 02.22%
:graybox: Others ................................... 1,556 00.08%

Lt. Governor's Race
:redbox: William Bolling (R) ................. 979,265 50.47%
:bluebox: Leslie L Byrne (D) ................. 956,906 49.32%
:graybox: Others ................................... 4,065 00.21%

Attorney General's Race
:redbox: Bob McDonnell (R) ................ 970,886 49.96%
:bluebox: Creigh Deeds (D) .................. 970,563 49.95%
:graybox: Others ................................... 1,801 00.09%

US Senate Race 2006


James Webb (D) Challenger
Campaign Website: www.webbforsenate.com

George Allen (R) Incumbent
Campaign Website: www.georgeallen.com
Official Website: http://allen.senate.gov

US House of Representatives Races 2006




US House Districts: 11

Potential Dem Pickups
Top-Tier: VA-02 (Kellam vs. Drake)
Keep An Eye On: VA-05 (Weed vs. Goode), VA-10 (Feder vs. Wolf), VA-11 (Hurst vs. Davis)

Candidates, by Congressional District

VA-01
Shawn O'Donnell (D), Campaign Website: http://www.odonnell06.com http://www.virginiadem.com
Jo Ann S. Davis (R), Incumbent
Campaign Website: http://www.joanndavis.com
Official Website: http://joanndavis.house.gov
Contact Info: 1123 Longworth Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-4261
Fax: 202-225-4382

VA-02
Philip Kellam (D), Campaign Website: http://www.kellamforcongress.com
Thelma Drake (R), Incumbent,
Campaign Website: http://www.thelmadrake.com
Official Website: http://drake.house.gov
Contact Info: 1208 Longworth Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-4215
Fax: (202) 225-4218

VA-03
Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D), Incumbent
Campaign Website: http://www.scottforcongress.com
Official Website: http://www.house.gov/scott
Contact Infor: 1201 Longworth Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-8351
Fax: (202) 225-8354

VA-04
Randy Forbes (R), Incumbent
Campaign Website: http://www.randyforbes.com
Official Website: http://www.house.gov/forbes
Contact Info: 307 Cannon Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-6365
Fax: (202) 226-1170

VA-05
Al Weed (D), Campaign Website: http://alweedforcongress.com
Virgil H. Goode (R), Incumbent
Campaign Website: http://www.virgilgoode.com/index.php
Official Website: http://www.house.gov/goode
Contact Info: 1520 Longworth Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202)225-4711
Fax: (202)225-5681

VA-06
Bob Goodlatte (R), Incumbent
Campaign Website: http://www.bobgoodlatte.com
Official Website: http://www.house.gov/goodlatte
Contact Infro: 2240 Rayburn Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-5431
Fax: (202) 225-9681
André Peery (I), Campaign Website: http://www.andrepeery.com
Barbara Pryor (I)

VA-07
Jim Nachman (D), Campaign Website: http://www.jimnachmanforcongress.com
Eric I. Cantor (R), Incumbent
Campaign Website: http://www.cantorforcongress.com
Official Website: http://www.house.gov/cantor
Contact Info: 329 Cannon Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2815
Fax: (202) 225-0011
Brad Blanton (I), Campaign Website: http://www.blantonforcongress.com

VA-08
J. P. Moran (D), Incumbent
Campaign Website: http://www.jimmoran.org
Official Website: http://moran.house.gov
Contact Info: 2239 Rayburn Building
Washington, DC 20515-4608
Phone: (202) 225-4376
Fax: (202) 225-0017
Tom O'Donoghue (R), Campaign Website: http://www.tomodonoghue.com

VA-09
Rick Boucher (D), Incumbent
Campaign Website: http://www.boucherforcongress.com
Official Website: http://www.house.gov/boucher
Contact Info: 2187 Rayburn Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-3861
Fax: (202) 225-0442
Bill Carrico (R), Campaign Website: http://www.billcarrico.com

VA-10
Judy Feder (D), Campaign Website: http://judyfeder.org
Frank R. Wolf (R), Incumbent
Campaign Website: http://www.wolfforcongress.com
Official Website: http://www.house.gov/wolf
Contact Info: 241 Cannon Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-5136
Fax: (202) 225-0437

VA-11
Andrew Hurst (D), Campaign Website: http://www.hurstforcongress.com
Thomas M. Davis (R), Incumbent
Campaign Website: http://www.tomdavis.org
Official Website: http://tomdavis.house.gov
Contact Info: 2348 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515-4611
Phone: (202) 225-1492
Fax: (202) 225-3071

Recent State Senate Races


January 3rd, 2006
State Senate District 4 - Caroline, Essex, Hanover, King & Queen, King William, Middlesex, Spotsylvania Counties
Registered Voters: 124,018 Total Voting: 8,416 Voter Turnout: 6.79%
:redbox: R T McDougle ...........6,822 81.29%
:bluebox: R G Cavendish ......... 1,558 18.57%
:graybox: Others ....................... 12 00.14%

January 31st, 2006
State Senate District 33 - Portions of Fairfax & Loudon Counties
Registered Voters: 147,161 Total Voting: 20,113 Voter Turnout: 13.67%
:bluebox: Mark Herring ............ 12,381 61.63%
:redbox: Mick Staton .............. 7,689 38.27%
:graybox: Others ......................... 20 00.10%

Recent State House Races


January 3rd, 2006
State House District 3 - Buchanan, Tazewell, and Russell Counties
Registered Voters: 43,229 Total Voting: 10,913 Voter Turnout: 25.24%
:bluebox: Dan Bowling ......... 6,579 60.35%
:redbox: Shea Cook ........... 3,065 28.12%
:graybox: Others ................ 1,257 11.53%

January 10th, 2006
State House District 23 - Lynchburg City, Amherst County
Registered Voters: 41,411 Total Voting: 13,886 Voter Turnout: 33.53%
:bluebox: Shannon Valentine ..... 7,887 57.50%
:redbox: Mike Harrington ......... 5,817 42.41%
:graybox: Others ......................... 12 00.09%

January 24th, 2006
State House District 97 - Portions of Caroline, Hanover, Henrico, King & Queen, King William, New Kent and Spotsylvania Counties
Registered Voters: 50,984 Total Voting: 9,032 Voter Turnout: 17.72%
:redbox: Chris Peace ............... 4,573 50.83%
:bluebox: John Montgomery ....... 4,354 48.39%
:graybox: Others .......................... 70 00.78%

Upcoming Special Elections


July 2006
50th District - House of Delegates
Portions of Manassas City, Manassas Park City, Prince William County
Vacated by Harry J. Parrish (R)

Links


Blogs
5th CD Democratic Committee
750 Volts
Bacon's Rebellion
Blue In VA
Brian Patton
Commonwealth Conservative
Corey Hernandez - Virginia Political Line
Democracy For Virginia
Documenting Democracy
LeftyBlogs.com - Virginia
My Own Backyard
Not Larry Sabato
Raising Kaine
South of the James
Southwest Virginia Democrats
Tidewater For Democracy
Tsuredzuregusa
Virginia Centrist
Waldo Jaquith
Watchdog Virginia

Useful Links

Congressional Districts of the 109th Congress

Campaign Underground 2006
Campaign Underground Tips and Tricks
Democratic Underground Virginia Forum
Virginia Public Access Project - VA Campaign Finance Information


Demographic Links
U.S. Census Bureau Virginia Quick Facts



If anyone has requests, let me know! Peace -Alec


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