Virginia's 1st Senate district
Virginia's 1st Senate district is one of 40 districts in the Senate of Virginia. It has been represented by Democratic Senator T. Monty Mason since his victory in a 2016 special election following the death of fellow Democrat John C. Miller.
State Senate District
|Current senator||T. Monty Mason (D–Williamsburg)|
District 1 is located in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area in southeastern Virginia, including all of Williamsburg and parts of Hampton, Newport News, Suffolk, James City County, and York County.
Recent election resultsEdit
|Democratic||T. Monty Mason (incumbent)||36,836||89.8|
|Democratic||T. Monty Mason||49,251||58.1|
|Republican||Thomas R. Holston||31,740||37.4|
|Independent||John R. Bloom||3,534||4.2|
|Democratic||John C. Miller (incumbent)||17,989||59.4|
|Democratic||John C. Miller (incumbent)||17,196||51.8|
Federal and statewide results in District 1Edit
All election results below took place prior to 2011 redistricting, and thus were under different district lines.
|Republican||Marty Williams (incumbent)||3,999||45.7|
|Democratic||John C. Miller||15,502||51.1|
|Democratic gain from Republican|
|Republican||Marty Williams (incumbent)||10,261||94.5|
|Republican||Marty Williams (incumbent)||25,416||96.1|
|Republican||John J. Gill||2,284||48.7|
|Democratic||Hunter Andrews (incumbent)||18,047||47.5|
|Republican gain from Democratic|
District officeholders since 1904Edit
|Years||Senator, District 1||Counties/Cities in District|
|1904–1906||J. Cloyd Byars (D)||Washington County, Smyth County, City of Bristol|
|1906–1908||Alanson T. Lincoln (R)|
|1912–1913||David C. Cummings, Jr. (D)|
|1913–1916||Benjamin F. Buchanan (D)|
|1916–1920||John P. Buchanan (D)|
|1920–1924||John H. Hassinger (R)|
|1924–1928||Warner Ames (D)||Accomac County, Northampton County, Princess Anne County|
|1928–1932||George L. Doughty (D)|
|1932–1936||Jefferson F. Walter (D)|
|1942–1944||Ben T. Gunter, Jr. (D)|
|1952–1956||Alfred V. Etheridge (D)|
|1956–1960||E. Almer Ames Jr. (D)||Accomac County, Northampton County, Princess Anne County, City of Virginia Beach|
|1966–1968||Accomac County, Gloucester County, Northampton County, Mathews County, and York County|
|1968–1972||William E. Fears (D)|
|1972–1976||Hunter Andrews (D)||City of Hampton|
|1992–1996||City of Poquoson, City of Hampton (part), City of Newport News (part) and York County (part)|
|1996–2000||Marty Williams (R)|
|2008–2012||John C. Miller (D)|
|2012–2016||City of Williamsburg, James City County (part), York County (part), City of Hampton (part), City of Newport News (part) and City of Suffolk (part)|
|2016–present||T. Monty Mason (D)|
- "State Senate District 1, VA". Census Reporter. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
- "Registrant Counts by District Type" (PDF). Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Elections. June 2019.
- "District 1 Description". T. Montgomery "Monty" Mason. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
- David Jarman. "How do counties, House districts, and legislative districts all overlap?". Daily Kos. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
- "Virginia State Senate District 1". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 10 November 2019.
- "Daily Kos Elections Statewide Results by LD". Daily Kos. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
- "Elections Database". Virginia Board of Elections. Retrieved 1 August 2019.