US Senate 2018

About Virginia Elections 2

Summary

 

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.

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

PartyCandidateVotes%
RepublicanCorey Stewart136,61044.87
RepublicanNick Freitas131,32143.14
RepublicanE. W. Jackson36,50811.99
Total votes304,439100.0

General election

Predictions

SourceRankingAs of
The Cook Political ReportSolid DDecember 15, 2017
Rothenberg Political ReportSolid DJanuary 5, 2017
Sabato’s Crystal BallSafe DFebruary 7, 2018

Endorsements

Corey Stewart

From Ballotpedia

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 sourceDate(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin
of error
Tim
Kaine (D)
Corey
Stewart (R)
OtherUndecided
Roanoke CollegeMay 20–30, 2018555± 4.2%44%33%23%
Christopher Newport UniversityFebruary 5–28, 20181,562± 2.5%56%32%1%11%
University of Mary WashingtonSeptember 5–12, 2017562 LV± 5.2%53%36%7%
867 RV± 4.1%54%39%1%4%

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