R. Creigh Deeds

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R. Creigh Deeds
R. Creigh Deeds (D-25)

Term Start 2001
Preceded by Emily Couric

Term Start 1992
Term End 2001

Biographical Information

Place of birth Richmond, VA
Spouse Pam Deeds
Children Amanda Deeds
Rebecca Deeds
Gus Deeds
Susannah Deeds
Residence Bath County, VA
Alma mater Concord College
Wake Forest University
Profession Attorney
Campaign $ VPAP database
Contributions $ VPAP database

Senator Robert Creigh Deeds is a Democratic party member representing the former 25th Senate district, which includes Charlottesville and Albemarle, in the Virginia General Assembly.

Deeds won election to the new 11th Senate District in the 2023 election. [1]

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Election history

2023 Election

Deeds announced his campaign to run for the new Senate District 11 on September 19, 2022. [2] [3] He faced Philip Hamilton in the general election and took about two-thirds of the vote. [1]

2019 Election

Deeds faced Republican Elliott Harding in the general election. He won with 67.5 percent of the vote. [4]

2015 Election

Deeds did not have an opponent in the general election. [4]

2011 Election

Deeds faced Republican Thomas Winder Aldous, Jr. in the general election. He won with 64.4 percent of the vote. [4]

2009 Election race for Governor

Creigh Deeds won the Democratic primary in the nominating contest for Governor of Virginia in 2009. The statewide primary was held on June 9, 2009 and Deeds defeated former Delegate Brian Moran (Alexandria) and former Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe.

Deeds lost the general election for Governor.

See also

2005 Election

Creigh Deeds was the Democratic nominee for Attorney General in 2005. He lost to Republican Bob McDonnell by 323 votes. [5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Web. Member, Senate of Virginia (11th District), Virginia Department of Elections, retrieved November 12, 2023.
  2. Web. New legislative districts now in effect, News Article, Town Crier Productions, December 29, 2021, retrieved June 6, 2022.
  3. Web. Deeds announces re-election campaign, News Staff, News Article, CBS19, September 19, 2022, retrieved November 12, 2023.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Web. Election Results for 25th Senate District 2011 to 2021, Virginia Department of Elections, retrieved June 6, 2022.
  5. Web. Historical Elections Database, Virginia Department of Elections, retrieved June 6, 2022.