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
57
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

Pence, in Richmond, calls race between McAdams and McEachin 'a choice between different majorities' in House:

October 20, 2018
  Richmond.comIn Virginia, Pence stumps for 3 GOP congressional candidates  Midland Reporter-TelegramPence Touts 4th District Candidate  Richmond magazine (blog)Full coverage

Vice President Mike Pence to visit Richmond for McAdams campaign event on Saturday, 4th District hopeful says:

October 17, 2018
  Fredericksburg.comVice President Mike Pence to attend McAdams campaign event in Richmond  WWBT NBC12 NewsFull coverage

Virginia's teacher of the year; Senator settles suit over son's suicide; Cracking down on erotic massage in Stafford ...:

October 18, 2018
  Virginia Mercury (blog)Full coverage

Suburban women, Trump fatigue and the House races that could make the difference:

October 21, 2018
  Washington Post in Virginia  The AdvocateFull coverage

Pelosi visits Richmond, McEachin hosts roundtable about infrastructure reform:

October 12, 2018
  The Commonwealth TimesFull 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.