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Last updated Sep. 08, 2014

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Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.)

Political Highlights: Commonwealth Transportation Board, 1990-94; Va. Democratic Party chairman, 1993-95; Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, 1996; governor, 2002-06; U.S. Senate, 2009-present
Born: Dec. 15, 1954; Indianapolis, Ind.
Residence: Alexandria
Religion: Presbyterian
Family: Wife, Lisa Collis; three children
Education: George Washington U., B.A. 1977; Harvard U., J.D. 1980
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2008 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection; National Security & International Trade and Finance; Securities, Insurance & Investment - Ranking Member); Budget; Finance (Fiscal Responsibility & Economic Growth - Ranking Member; Health Care; Taxation & IRS Oversight); Rules & Administration; Select Intelligence

Election History
2014generalMark Warner (D) 1,073,66749.2
Ed Gillespie (R) 1,055,94048.3
Robert Sarvis (LIBERT) 53,1022.4
2008generalMark Warner (D) 2,369,32765.0
James Gilmore (R) 1,228,83033.7
G. Parker (IGREEN) 21,6900.6
William Redpath (LIBERT) 20,2690.6
1996generalJohn Warner (R) 1,235,74452.5
Mark Warner (D) 1,115,98247.4
Roll Call Vitals


Virginia is 6th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


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Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.