US Senate 2018

About Virginia Elections 2

Summary

Candidates
Tim Kaine incumbent (D)
Corey Stewart (R)
Matt Waters (L)

Election takes place on November 6, 2018.

Aircasts  

Monday October 30, 2018 at 6 pm

Post Curator: Maria Liberio

Information

WebWikipedia   Ballotpedia

About

From Wikipedia

Incumbent Democratic Senator Tim Kaine is running for a second term.

The Republican Party of Virginia central committee voted to select the Republican nominee for Senate by a primary rather than a convention. Corey Stewart won the Republican nomination on June 12, 2018 after defeating Delegate Nick Freitas and Christian minister E.W. Jackson.

Policy Positions

Civil Rights

Tim Kaine

Corey Stewart

Matt Waters

 

Defense & Security

Tim Kaine

Corey Stewart

Matt Waters

Democracy

Tim Kaine

Corey Stewart

Matt Waters

Economy & Jobs  

Tim Kaine

Corey Stewart

Matt Waters

Education

Tim Kaine

Corey Stewart

Matt Waters

Energy & Environment 

Tim Kaine

Corey Stewart

Matt Waters

Health

Tim Kaine

Corey Stewart

Matt Waters

Immigration

Tim Kaine

Corey Stewart

Matt Waters

Infrastructure

Tim Kaine

Corey Stewart

Matt Waters

Social Security 

Tim Kaine

Corey Stewart

Matt Waters

Debates

Kaine debates Stewart at VBA

Published July 23, 2018 By PBS NewsHour
Sponsored by the Virginia Bar Association, the debate was held on July 21 in Hot Springs, Virginia.

Republican primary

Candidates

Links below go to person’s wikipedia entry.

Declared

  • Nick Freitas, State Delegate
  • E. W. Jackson, pastor, attorney, veteran, candidate for the U.S Senate in 2012 and nominee for Lieutenant Governor in 2013
  • Corey Stewart, Chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors, candidate for Lieutenant Governor in 2013 and candidate for Governor in 2017

Failed to qualify

  • Minerva Diaz, veteran, businesswoman, and clergywoman
  • Bert Mizusawa, former Deputy Undersecretary of the Army, retired U.S. Army Major General and candidate for VA-02 in 2010
  • Ivan Raiklin, veteran and businessman

Results

Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Corey Stewart 136,610 44.87
Republican Nick Freitas 131,321 43.14
Republican E. W. Jackson 36,508 11.99
Total votes 304,439 100.0

General election

Predictions

Source Ranking As of
The Cook Political Report Solid D December 15, 2017
Rothenberg Political Report Solid D January 5, 2017
Sabato’s Crystal Ball Safe D February 7, 2018

Endorsements

Corey Stewart

Federal officials
Notable individuals

Tim Kaine

U.S. Senators
U.S. Representatives
State officials
Labor unions
Organizations

Matt Waters

Party Leadership
Notable Indviduals
Organizations

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Tim
Kaine (D)
Corey
Stewart (R)
Other Undecided
Roanoke College May 20–30, 2018 555 ± 4.2% 44% 33% 23%
Christopher Newport University February 5–28, 2018 1,562 ± 2.5% 56% 32% 1% 11%
University of Mary Washington September 5–12, 2017 562 LV ± 5.2% 53% 36% 7%
867 RV ± 4.1% 54% 39% 1% 4%

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