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Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.)

  • District: Senior Senator from Virginia
  • Residence: Falls Church
  • Born: February 9, 1946; St. Joseph, Mo.
  • Religion: Protestant
  • Family: Wife, Hong Le Webb; five children, one stepchild
  • Education: U. of Southern California, attended 1963-64; U.S. Naval Academy, B.S. 1968; Georgetown U., J.D. 1975
  • Military Service: Marine Corps 1968-72
  • Political Highlights: Secretary of the Navy, 1987-88; U.S. Senate, 2007-13
  • Elected: Elected: 2006 (1st term); Defeated Sen. George Allen, R
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Personnel - Chairman; Readiness & Management Support; Seapower); Foreign Relations (African Affairs; East Asian & Pacific Affairs - Chairman; European Affairs; Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps & Global Narcotics Affairs); Veterans' Affairs; Joint Economic
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State Information: Virginia

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Tim Kaine (D) 2,010,067 52.9%
George Allen (R) 1,785,542 47%
2006 general Jim Webb (D) 1,175,606 49.6%
George Allen (R) 1,166,277 49.2%
G. Parker (IGREEN) 26,102 1.1%
2000 general George Wood (I)    
George Allen (R) 1,420,460 52.3%
Charles Robb (D) 1,296,093 47.7%
1994 general Charles S. Robb (D) 938,376 45.6%
Oliver L. North (R) 882,213 42.9%
J. Marshall Coleman (I) 235,324 11.4%
1988 general Charles S. Robb (D) 1,474,086 71%
Maurice A. Dawkins (R) 593,652 29%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 : 51.16% : 47.28%
2008 Barack Obama: 52.63% John McCain: 46.33%
2004 John Kerry: 45% George W. Bush: 54%
2000 Al Gore: 44% George W. Bush: 52%
1996 Bill Clinton: 45% Robert Dole: 47%
1992 Bill Clinton: 41% George H. W. Bush: 45%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 39% George H. W. Bush: 60%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 37% :

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