2020 United States Senate election in Virginia

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2020 United States Senate election in Virginia

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Party Democratic Republican

Incumbent U.S. Senator

Mark Warner

The 2020 United States Senate election in Virginia will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the State of Virginia, concurrently with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the United States Senate in other states and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. Incumbent Senator Mark Warner first won election in 2008 getting 65% of the vote over former governor Jim Gilmore.[1] In 2014 during the Tea Party Movement, Senator Warner won re-election with 49.1% of the vote defeating former chairman of the Republican National Committee Ed Gillespie by 0.8%.[2] Senator Warner's intent on re-election for a third term is currently unknown.

Democratic primary[edit]



Republican primary[edit]




  • Gary Adkins, Financial Executive and Management Consultant[9][10]
  • Thomas Speciale[11]



Scott Taylor
U.S Representatives

General election[edit]


Hypothetical polling
Poll source Date(s)
of error
Other Undecided
Ipsos/University of Virginia Feb 15–19, 2019 636 ± 4.0% 43% 26% 2% 23%


  1. ^ https://historical.elections.virginia.gov/elections/view/39027/
  2. ^ https://historical.elections.virginia.gov/elections/view/44423/
  3. ^ https://docquery.fec.gov/pdf/318/14021444318/14021444318.pdf
  4. ^ https://docquery.fec.gov/pdf/071/201906289150435071/201906289150435071.pdf
  5. ^ https://www.gadeforvirginia.com/
  6. ^ Gerber, Drew (March 20, 2019). "Scott Taylor Considering Warner Challenge". National Journal. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  7. ^ Associated Press (July 8, 2019). "Former Rep. Scott Taylor announces US Senate bid in Virginia". Washington Post. Retrieved July 8, 2019.
  8. ^ "On July 4th, Virginia Sen. Mark Warner Harshly Criticized by 2020 Challener, Pro-Trump Law Prof Victor Williams". DC Presswire. July 9, 2019. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  9. ^ http://www.politics1.com/va.htm
  10. ^ https://docquery.fec.gov/pdf/666/201907069150450666/201907069150450666.pdf
  11. ^ https://docquery.fec.gov/pdf/380/201907019150437380/201907019150437380.pdf
  12. ^ Vozzella, Laura (December 15, 2018). "As Va. GOP seeks new course, Corey Stewart says he's finished with statewide politics". The Washington Post. Retrieved December 16, 2018.
  13. ^ "Corey Stewart to quit politics: 'Just isn't exciting for me anymore'". Washington Examiner. January 9, 2019. Retrieved January 13, 2019.
  14. ^ a b Scott Taylor. "Super appreciative of the support! It was an honor to serve with the two of you ⁦@BarbaraComstock⁩ & ⁦@DaveBratVA7th". Twitter.

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites