Virginia Senate Race

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About this Race

In November, Virginia voters will cast their vote to fill the Senate seat, vacated by retiring Sen. John W. Warner (R).

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Video: Warner, Gilmore Debate Foreign Policy

Former Governors Jim Gilmore and Mark Warner debated foreign policy, taxes, and transportation before a group of business leaders in Fairfax County. Watch the Video »

The Candidates

Mark Warner (D)

Education
    BA, George Washington University; JD, Harvard University
Occupation
Businessman, Politician
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Jim G. Gilmore, III (R)

Education Foreign Policy degree & Law degree, University of Virginia; Army Intelligence School & Defense Language Institute
    Occupation
    Attorney and Businessman.
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    Glenda Gail Parker (IG)

    Education BBA, business management, University of Central Oklahoma; MS, administration, Central Michigan University.
      Occupation
      President, SteppingStone Industries, Inc.
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      William Redpath (LB)

      Education BA, economics & political science, Indiana University; MBA, accounting, finance & marketing, University of Chicago.
        Occupation
        Vice President, BIA Financial Network, Inc.
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        Virginia Demographics

        • Population: 7,642,884
        • Gender: 49.2% male, 50.8% female
        • Age: 76.4% 18 years and over; 11.6% 65 years and over; Median age: 36.9
        • Median Household Income: $56,277
        • Families Below Poverty Level: 6.8%
        • Education: 12.9% of those over 25 have a bachelor's degree or higher

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        Source: 2007 American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau

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