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Virginia's 12th Senate district

Virginia's 12th Senate district is one of 40 districts in the Senate of Virginia. It has been represented by Republican Senator Siobhan Dunnavant since 2016, succeeding retiring fellow Republican Walter Stosch.

Virginia's 12th
State Senate District
Virginia Senate District 12 (2011).png
Current senatorSiobhan Dunnavant (RHenrico)
Demographics67% White
12% Black
7% Hispanic
11% Asian
3% Other
Population (2017)215,666[1]
Registered voters147,150[2]

GeographyEdit

District 12 is located in the immediate northern suburbs of Richmond, covering parts of Henrico and Hanover Counties.[3]

The district overlaps with U.S. congressional districts 1 and 7.[4]

Recent election resultsEdit

2019Edit

2019 Virginia Senate election, District 12[5]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Debra Rodman 7,037 59.8
Democratic Veena Gupta Lothe 4,739 40.2
Total votes 11,776 100
General election
Republican Siobhan Dunnavant (incumbent) 39,902 50.9
Democratic Debra Rodman 38,384 48.9
Total votes 78,419 100

2015Edit

2015 Virginia Senate election, District 12[6]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Siobhan Dunnavant 7,008 38.2
Republican Bill Janis 5,573 30.4
Republican Vincent Haley 4,046 22.0
Republican Edward Whitlock 1,728 9.4
Total votes 18,358 100
General election
Republican Siobhan Dunnavant 25,504 57.6
Democratic Deborah Repp 16,797 38.0
Independent Robert Johnson 1,881 4.3
Total votes 44,247 100
Republican hold

2011Edit

2011 Virginia Senate election, District 12[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter Stosch (incumbent) 28,438 95.5
Total votes 29,779 100
Republican hold

Federal and statewide results in District 12Edit

Year Office Results[7]
2017 Governor Northam 51.6–47.2%
2016 President Clinton 48.3–45.2%
2014 Senate Gillespie 52.8–43.9%
2013 Governor Cuccinelli 48.3–40.2%
2012 President Romney 55.2–43.5%
Senate Allen 52.6–47.4%

Historical resultsEdit

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

2007Edit

2007 Virginia Senate election, District 12[6]
Primary election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter Stosch (incumbent) 8,547 50.8
Republican Joseph E. Blackburn, Jr. 8,281 49.2
Total votes 16,828 100
General election
Republican Walter Stosch (incumbent) 26,265 97.3
Total votes 27,002 100
Republican hold

2003Edit

2003 Virginia Senate election, District 12[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter Stosch (incumbent) 22,497 98.3
Total votes 22,875 100
Republican hold

1999Edit

1999 Virginia Senate election, District 12[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter Stosch (incumbent) 24,451 98.7
Total votes 24,784 100
Republican hold

1995Edit

1995 Virginia Senate election, District 12[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Walter Stosch (incumbent) 31,833 77.1
Independent Murray Steinberg 9,428 22.8
Total votes 41,282 100
Republican hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "State Senate District 12, VA". Census Reporter. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Registrant Counts by District Type" (PDF). Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Elections. June 2019.
  3. ^ "District 12 Description". Siobhan S. Dunnavant. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  4. ^ David Jarman. "How do counties, House districts, and legislative districts all overlap?". Daily Kos. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Virginia State Senate District 12". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 10 November 2019.
  6. ^ a b c d e f "Elections Database". Virginia Board of Elections. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  7. ^ "Daily Kos Elections Statewide Results by LD". Daily Kos. Retrieved 12 August 2019.