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Mark Warner's Biography


Contact Information

180 West Main Street, Room 235
Abingdon, VA 24210

919 East Main Street
Suite 630
Richmond, VA 23219

8000 Towers Crescent Drive
Suite 200
Vienna, VA 22182

110 Kirk Avenue Southwest
Roanoke, VA 24011

101 West Main Street, Suite 7771
Norfolk, VA 23510

703 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Full Name:

Mark R. Warner




Wife: Lisa; 3 Children: Madison, Gillian, Eliza

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Indianapolis, IN

Home City:

Alexandria, VA



JD, Harvard Law School, 1977-1980

BA, George Washington University, 1973-1977

Vice Chair, Democratic Conference, United States Senate, 2017-present

Senator, United States Senate, Virginia, 2009-present

Candidate, United States Senate, Virginia, 1996, 2008, 2014, 2020

Candidate, United States President, 2008

Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia, 2002-2006

Former Member, Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure Subcommittee, United States Senate

Former Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth, United States Senate

Former Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight, United States Senate

Co-Founder, Nextel Communications

Former Staff Member, Senator Chris Dodd, United States Senate

Former Employee, TechRiders

Former Employee, Virginia Health Care Foundation

Former Employee, Virginia High-Tech Partnership

Managing Director, Columbia Capital Corporation, 1989-2002

Honorary Chair, Forward Together Political Action Committee (PAC), 2006-present

Honorary Chair, AmeriCorps Support Group, present

Member, Gang of Six, United States Senate, present

Former Member, Board of Directors, Alexandria Volunteer Bureau

Former Member, Board of Directors, United Community Ministries

Former Member, Board of Trustees, George Washington University

Former Member, Board of Trustees, Virginia Union University

Former Board Member, Medical Care for Children Project

Chair, National Governors Association, 2004-2005

States' Co-Chair, Appalachian Regional Commission, 2003-2004

Chair, Education Commission of the States, 2003-2004

Chair, Southern Governors' Association, 2003-2004

Chair, Democratic Party of Virginia, 1993-1995

Member, Commonwealth Transportation Board, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1990-1994

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Newsweek's Who's Next issue in 2006; Governing Magazine's Public Officials of the Year in 2004; TIME Magazine's Americas 5 Best Governors in 2005

Priority Issues:

A New Energy Policy

Health Care

Improving Our Nation's Infrastructure

Being Competitive

The War