Ralph Northam grew up working on the Chesapeake Bay before attending Virginia Military Institute, where he graduated with distinction and was President of the Honor Court. After graduating from Eastern Virginia Medical School, Ralph served eight years active duty in the United States Army, rising to the rank of Major. Upon his return from treating soldiers injured in Desert Storm, Ralph began practicing pediatric neurology at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk. Ralph additionally serves as Assistant Professor of Neurology at Eastern Virginia Medical School and has ten years of volunteer service as Medical Director for the Edmarc Hospice for Children in Portsmouth.
Since first being elected to the Senate of Virginia in 2007, Ralph has scored numerous major legislative accomplishments, including helping to prohibit smoking in restaurants, protecting youth athletes who have sustained concussions, improving the health of the Chesapeake Bay, and shielding our first responders from communicable diseases. Ralph has also been a tireless advocate for women’s health, public education, economic development, and long-term solutions to Virginia’s transportation problems.
Larry Lamar Yates is an Independent with Democratic values. In a recent interview, Yates said, "I will be an active advocate with state government on behalf of people with problems in the 29th district. When the General Assembly is not in session, I will welcome opportunities to meet with and to assist all residents of the district. I will respond to every sincere request I receive by email or postal mail with specific action steps, including a plan for meeting or communicating with anyone requesting help."
Mark Herring serves in the Virginia State Senate, where he has worked hard to protect Virginia’s families by putting aside political posturing and instead focusing on finding solutions to the challenges families face each day.
Mark was elected to the State Senate In 2006. During his
tenure, he has worked to bring technology-based economic development to
the Northern Virginia region, secured transportation funding for needed
overpasses and other local road projects, and has been a leader in
making both state and local governments more accountable to the citizens
Mark has lived most of his life in Loudoun County, Virginia. After graduating with honors from the University of Richmond School of Law, he established a successful law practice in Leesburg. He is the Principal of the law firm Herring & Turner, P.C., working in the areas of business and corporate matters, land use and zoning, civil litigation, and municipal law. In 1999, he was elected to the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, representing the Leesburg District. As a member of the Board, he served as Chairman of the Land Use Committee and developed a record as a strong advocate for economic development and road improvements that create jobs and transportation solutions for citizens.
Mark and his wife, Laura, have been married for 24 years. They have two children, Peyton and Tim, ages 20 and 17. They are members of the Leesburg Presbyterian Church.
In addition to his law degree, Mark holds bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Virginia in economics and foreign affairs.
A life long resident of the Winchester Area. Bauserman has lived in the city Winchester for the past sixteen years. In 1992 was hired by the City of Winchester as a patrol officer working his way through the ranks.
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