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Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va.

Senator (1st term)

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: Richmond City Council, 1994-2001; lieutenant governor, 2002-06; governor, 2006-10; Democratic National Committee chairman, 2009-11; Democratic nominee for vice president, 2016
Born: February 26, 1958; St. Paul, Minn.
Residence: Richmond
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Anne Holton; three children
Education: U. of Missouri, A.B. 1979; Harvard U., J.D. 1983
Elected: 2012
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Readiness & Management Support - Ranking Member; Seapower); Budget; Foreign Relations (East Asia; Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism - Ranking Member; Western Hemisphere); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Children & Families; Primary Health and Retirement Security)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Democrat Favored
House Seniority: 39th ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 549,155 followers
State Clout: Virginia is 6th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2012 Election Results

Candidate

Tim Kaine (D)
George Allen (R)
Hank Cat (WRI)

Votes

2,010,067
1,785,542
6,587

%

52.9%
47.0%
0.2%