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 R. Creigh Deeds is a Democratic party member representing the 25th senate district, serving Charlottesville and Albemarle, in the Virginia General Assembly.

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Election history

2009 Election

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.

"In 2005, Deeds ran against [Republican Bob] McDonnell for attorney general, losing by 360 votes out of 1.9 million cast in the closest statewide election in modern Virginia history."[1]


  1. "Down in polls, Deeds not taking back seat." The Daily Progress [Charlottesville] 24 May 2009: A1+. Charlottesville Daily Progress. 24 May 2009. 24 May 2009 <http://www.dailyprogress.com/cdp/news/state_regional/state_regional_govtpolitics/article/down_in_polls_deeds_not_taking_back_seat/40548/>.