Sen. Don McEachin (D-Richmond)

Photo of Don McEachin
Party
Democratic
District
9: Charles City County (All), Henrico County (Part), Richmond City (Part), Hanover County (Part) [map]
Took Office
January 2008
Left Office
January 2017
Age
56
Website
donaldmceachin.com
Copatroning Habits
71% of bills he copatroned were introduced by Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of his bills, 74% of them are Democrats. Of all of the copatrons of all of the bills that he also copatroned, 52% of them are Democrats.
Partisanship
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Bills Passed
0% in 2017
Campaign Contributions
cash on hand (December 1969 report)
Bio

Attorney at the McEachin Law Firm. Represented the 74th House District from 1996-2001, when he stepped down to run for attorney general. After losing the race to Republican Jerry Kilgore he regained the seat via a primary victory and was reelected in 2005. He helding the seat for a single term before moving up to the senate by defeating Sen. Benny Lambert in the Democratic primary. Received his BS from American University and his JD from the University of Virginia. Married with three daughters.

Recent Mentions in the Media

Virginia congressional primary will be a test for an establishment Democrat as party seeks to flip the House:

May 24, 2018
  Yahoo LifestyleFull coverage

Fellow Democrats target Wexton over corporate money in House primary:

May 24, 2018
  Washington PostFull coverage

Fixing a colossal mistake in the tax bill:

May 24, 2018
  The Hill (blog)Full coverage

Democrats Call For Congressional Action After Santa Fe School Shooting:

May 18, 2018
  TownhallFull coverage

Bipartisan amendment introduced against Trump's trans military ban:

May 21, 2018
  Los Angeles BladeFull coverage

These are all of the video clips of Don McEachin’s remarks on the floor of the Senate since 2009. There are 448 video clips in all.