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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: 499,370 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)

Votes

2,010,067
1,785,542

%

52.9%
47.0%