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Governor of Virginia print that page

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The governor of Virginia serves as the chief executive of the Commonwealth of Virginia for a four-year term. The position is currently held by Republican Bob McDonnell , who was inaugurated on January 16, 2010, as the 71st governor of Virginia . Contents 1 Qualifications

Republican Party of Virginia print that page

The Republican Party of Virginia (RPV) is the Virginia chapter of the Republican Party . It is based in the Richard D. Obenshain Center in Richmond in the Commonwealth of Virginia . [ 1 ] Contents 1 Organization and candidate selection 1.1 Open primary litigation 1.2 Richard

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United States Senate election in West Virginia, 2008 print that page

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The 2008 United States Senate election in West Virginia was held on November 4, 2008. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator John D. Rockefeller, IV won re-election to a fifth-term. Contents 1 Background 2 Democratic primary 2.1 Candidates 2.2 Results 3 Republican primary

Robert Lucas (governor) print that page

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Lucas was born in 1781 in Mecklenburg, now Shepherdstown , a small community along the Potomac River in Virginia (now located in far eastern West Virginia ), son of William Lucas and Susannah Barnes. Lucas came from a Quaker family whose roots stretched back to 1679 in Pennsylvania, and had

List of United States political families (B) print that page

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The following is an alphabetical list of political families in the United States whose last name begins with B . Contents 1 The Babbitts 2 The Babcocks and Weeks 3 The Bacas 4 The Bachmanns 5 The Bacons 6 The Bacons of Massachusetts and New York 7 The Bacons and Howards

Democratic Party of Virginia print that page

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The Democratic Party of Virginia is based in Richmond in the Commonwealth of Virginia . [ 1 ] It is affiliated with the national Democratic Party of the United States . The organization is governed by a State Party Plan, [ 2 ] which guarantees an open and fair candidate selection process

Rutherford B. Hayes print that pageTimeline of Rutherford B. Hayes

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served in the U.S. Congress from 1865 to 1867 as a Republican . Hayes left Congress to run for Governor of Ohio and was elected to two terms, serving from 1867 to 1871. After his second term had ended, he resumed the practice of law for a time, but returned to politics in 1875 to serve a

Jim Gilmore print that pageTimeline of Jim Gilmore

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major Republican candidate to leave the race. Gilmore was nominated as the Republican candidate for Virginia 's United States Senate seat being vacated by John Warner . In the November 2008 election, Gilmore lost to his Democratic opponent Mark Warner . [ 1 ] Contents 1 Early life

Bob McDonnell print that page

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McDonnell was elected as the Governor of Virginia on the back of the campaign slogan, "Bob's for Jobs" , [ 1 ] defeating Democratic state Senator Creigh Deeds by a 17-point margin in a 2009 general election marked by the late-2000s recession . McDonnell was inaugurated on January 16,

Tim Kaine print that pageTimeline of Tim Kaine

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chosen. [ 1 ] On April 5, 2011, Kaine announced his candidacy for the United States Senate seat in Virginia being left open by the retiring Jim Webb in 2012 election after weeks of speculation. [ 2 ] Contents 1 Early life and education 2 Mayor of Richmond 3 Lieutenant governor