Virginia's 14th Senate District
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Virginia's 14th Senate District
Virginia's 14th
State Senate District
Virginia Senate District 14 (2011).png
Current senatorJohn Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)
Demographics68% White
18% Black
5% Hispanic
5% Asian
4% Other
Population (2017)211,191[1]
Registered voters147,663[2]

Virginia's 14th Senate district is one of 40 districts in the Senate of Virginia. It has been represented by Republican Senator John Cosgrove since his victory in a 2013 special election to replace fellow Republican Harry Blevins.

Geography

District 14 contains parts of several counties and independent cities in the southern Hampton Roads area, including Isle of Wight County, Southampton County, and the cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach.[3]

The district overlaps with U.S. congressional districts 2, 3, and 4.[4]

Recent election results

2019

2019 Virginia Senate election, District 14[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Cosgrove (incumbent)
Democratic Rebecca Raveson
Total votes

2015

2015 Virginia Senate election, District 14[6]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Cosgrove (incumbent) 2,586 64.6
Republican William Haley 1,417 35.4
Total votes 4,003 100
General election
Republican John Cosgrove (incumbent) 15,371 92.4
Total votes 16,637 100
Republican hold

2013 special

2013 Virginia Senate special election, District 14[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Cosgrove 2,254 87.9
Democratic Kerry Holmes 228 8.9
Total votes 2,563 100
Republican hold

2011

2011 Virginia Senate election, District 14[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Harry Blevins (incumbent) 16,063 96.0
Total votes 16,738 100
Republican hold

Federal and statewide results in District 14

Year Office Results[7]
2017 Governor Gillespie 56.1-42.8%
2016 President Trump 58.2-36.8%
2014 Senate Gillespie 58.0-39.7%
2013 Governor Cuccinelli 55.1-38.8%
2012 President Romney 59.5-39.3%
Senate Allen 58.3-41.7%

Historical results

All election results below took place prior to 2011 redistricting, and thus were under different district lines.

2007

2007 Virginia Senate election, District 14[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Harry Blevins (incumbent) 13,402 70.8
Libertarian W. Donald Tabor, Jr. 5,455 28.8
Total votes 18,923 100
Republican hold

2003

2003 Virginia Senate election, District 14[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Harry Blevins (incumbent) 12,878 70.8
Total votes 13,216 100
Republican hold

2001 special

2001 Virginia Senate special election, District 14[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Harry Blevins 3,096 97.9
Total votes 3,163 100
Republican hold

1999

1999 Virginia Senate election, District 14[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Randy Forbes (incumbent) 25,193 97.9
Total votes 25,731 100
Republican hold

1997 special

1997 Virginia Senate special election, District 14[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Randy Forbes 16,889 69.1
Democratic James Wheaton 7,526 30.8
Total votes 24,449 100
Republican hold

1995

1995 Virginia Senate election, District 14[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Earley (incumbent) 22,571 79.9
Libertarian Mark Walker 5,654 20.0
Total votes 28,262 100
Republican hold

References

  1. ^ "State Senate District 14, VA". Census Reporter. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Registrant Counts by District Type" (PDF). Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Elections. June 2019.
  3. ^ "District 14 Description". John A. Cosgrove, Jr. Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ David Jarman. "How do counties, House districts, and legislative districts all overlap?". Daily Kos. Retrieved 2019.
  5. ^ "Virginia State Senate District 14". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 2019.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Elections Database". Virginia Board of Elections. Retrieved 2019.
  7. ^ "Daily Kos Elections Statewide Results by LD". Daily Kos. Retrieved 2019.

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