Virginia State Profile

Election Schedule

General election:2017-11-7
Virginia state primary:2018-6-12

Election Vitals

Governor:Terry McAuliffe (D) unable to seek re-election in 2017 due to term limits
Senator:Mark R. Warner (D) re-election in 2020
Senator:Tim Kaine (D) re-election in 2018

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Past Presidential Elections

Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1976 48.0%
Percentage of Votes for Gerald Ford in 1976 49.3%
Percentage of Votes for Jimmy Carter in 1980 40.3%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1980 53.0%
Percentage of Votes for Walter Mondale in 1984 37.1%
Percentage of Votes for Ronald Reagan in 1984 62.3%
Percentage of Votes for Michael Dukakis in 1988 39.2%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1988 59.7%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1992 40.6%
Percentage of Votes for George Bush in 1992 45.0%
Percentage of Votes for Bill Clinton in 1996 45.1%
Percentage of Votes for Bob Dole in 1996 47.1%
Percentage of Votes for Al Gore in 2000 44.4%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2000 52.5%
Percentage of Votes for John Kerry in 2004 45.6%
Percentage of Votes for George W. Bush in 2004 53.8%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2008 52.7%
Percentage of Votes for John McCain in 2008 46.4%
Percentage of Votes for Barack Obama in 2012 51.3%
Percentage of Votes for Mitt Romney in 2012 47.4%

Previous Election Results, other races

1996 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Warner Republican 1,235,744 52.5%
Mark Warner Democratic 1,115,982 47.5%
1996 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Warner Republican 323,520 65.6%
James Miller Republican 170,015 34.4%
1997 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
James Gilmore III Republican 969,062 56.7%
Donald Beyer Jr. Democratic 738,971 43.3%
2000 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
George Allen Republican 1,420,460 52.3%
Charles Robb Democratic 1,296,093 47.7%
2001 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Warner Democratic 984,177 52.2%
Mark Earley Republican 887,234 47.0%
W.B. Redpath Liberal 14,497 0.8%
2002 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
John Warner Republican 1,229,894 83.0%
Nancy Spannaus Independent 145,102 9.8%
Jacob Hornberger Jr. Independent 106,055 7.2%
2005 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Timothy Kaine Democratic 1,025,942 51.8%
Jerry Kilgore Republican 912,327 46.0%
H. Russell Potts Jr. Independent 43,953 2.2%
2005 Governor Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jerry Kilgore Republican 145,002 82.8%
George Fitch Republican 30,168 17.2%
2006 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Webb Democratic 1,175,606 49.6%
George Allen Republican 1,166,277 49.3%
Glenda Parker Ind. green 26,102 1.1%
2006 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Jim Webb Democratic 83,298 53.5%
Harris Miller Democratic 72,486 46.5%
2008 Senate General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Warner Democratic 2,369,373 65.1%
Jim Gilmore Republican 1,228,874 33.8%
Gail Parker Ind. green 21,691 0.6%
William Redpath Libertarian 20,269 0.6%
2009 Governor General Election
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Robert McDonnell Republican 1,163,523 58.7%
R. Creigh Deeds Democratic 818,909 41.3%
2012 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Timothy Kaine Democratic 2,010,067 53.0%
George Allen Republican 1,785,542 47.0%
2012 Senate Primary
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
George Allen Republican 167,452 65.5%
Jamie Radtke Republican 58,980 23.1%
R. G. Marshall Republican 17,308 6.8%
E. W. Jackson Republican 12,086 4.7%
2014 Senate
Candidate Party # Votes % Votes
Mark Warner Democratic 1,073,667 49.2%
Ed Gillespie Republican 1,055,940 48.4%
Robert Sarvis Libertarian 53,102 2.4%

State Demographics

Population 8,185,867
Percentage White 69.2%
Percentage Black 19.3%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native 0.3%
Percentage Asian 5.7%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.1%
Percentage Mixed Race 3.2%
Percentage Other Race 2.3%
 
Percentage Hispanic 8.4%
Percentage Non Hispanic White 63.9%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black 18.9%
 
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English 1.0%
 
Median Household Income $61,741
Percentage Married Couple Both Work 41.9%
Percentage Income in Poverty in 2011 11.7%
Percentage Lived in different household in 2009 7.8%
 
Percentage Homes heated by Electricity 52.8%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas 37.9%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal 0.1%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil 5.9%
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up 13.0%
Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up 48.1%
Percentage with a College Degree 35.5%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers 41.9%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers 23.1%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers 9.5%
 
Unemployment rate 4.2%
Unemployment figures as of 2015-10
Unemployment Monthly Change -0.1%
 
Percentage Married Couples 50.7%
Percentage Married Couples with Children 20.8%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male 0.2%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female 0.2%

Last updated 12:16am January 23, 2018