United States Senate election in Virginia, 2000

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United States Senate election in Virginia, 2000
Virginia
1994 ←
November 7, 2000
Class 1 Senator
→ 2006

Turnout 54.0% (voting eligible)[1]
  George Allen official portrait.jpg Charles robb.jpg
Nominee George Allen Chuck Robb
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,420,460 1,296,093
Percentage 52.3% 47.7%

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U.S. Senate election results map. Red denotes counties/districts won by Allen. Blue denotes those won by Robb.

U.S. Senator before election

Chuck Robb
Democratic

Elected U.S. Senator

George Allen
Republican

The 2000 United States Senate election in Virginia was held on November 7, 2000. Incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Chuck Robb decided to seek re-election to a third term, but was defeated by Republican nominee George Allen. [2][3]

Candidates[edit]

Democratic[edit]

Republican[edit]

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Source Date Allen (R) Robb (D)
SurveyUSA October 28-29, 2000 53% 46%
SurveyUSA October 15-16, 2000 51% 48%
SurveyUSA October 8-9, 2000 51% 47%
SurveyUSA October 1-2, 2000 56% 41%
SurveyUSA September 24-25, 2000 57% 43%

Results[edit]

General election results [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican George Allen 1,420,460 52.26% +9.38%
Democratic Chuck Robb (inc.) 1,296,093 47.68% +2.07%
Write-ins 1,748 0.06%
Majority 124,367 4.58% +1.85%
Turnout 2,718,301
Republican gain from Democratic

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dr. Michael McDonald (December 28, 2011). "2000 General Election Turnout Rates". George Mason University. Retrieved March 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ David Leip (January 1, 2012). "2000 Senatorial General Election Results - Virginia". uselectionatlas.org. Retrieved March 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ Our Campaigns (April 23, 2004). "Our Campaigns - VA US Senate Race - Nov 07, 2000". ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved March 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ Jeff Trandahl (June 21, 2001). "Statistics of the Presidential and Congressional Election of November 7, 2000". Office of the Clerk - U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved March 4, 2013. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1996
John Warner
Virginia U.S. Senate elections
2000
George Allen
Succeeded by
2002
John Warner