Biographical Information

NamePotts, H Russell Jr
Date of Birth3-4-1939
GenderM
EthnicityUnknown
Total Number of State Gov't Elections5
Total Number of Federal Gov't Elections0
House of Delegate Elections0
Virginia Senate Elections4
Gubernatorial Elections1
House of Representatives Elections0
Federal Senate Elections0
Total Number of Elections Won4
Total Number of Elections Lost1
Total Years in State Gov't Office16
Total Years in Federal Gov't Office0
Total Years in House of Delegates0
Total Years in Virginia Senate16
Total Years as Governor0
Total Years as Representative0
Total Years as Federal Senator0

Elections Record
Election IDElection YearOfficeElection TypeDistrict No.JurisdictionsDistrict TypeNo. of CandidatesNo. of Seats up for ElectionPartyIncumbency StatusCampaign ExpenditureCampaign Expenditure (year 2007 dollars)Camp. Exp. PercentageVotesVote PercentageElectoral Outcome
1991RVASS271991VASRVASS27 Clarke, Frederick, Shenandoah, and Warren Counties; City of Winchester; part of Fauquier County SM41RepublicanNo$186,618$285,52664.4420,629 49.61Won
1995RVASS271995VASRVASS27  SM21RepublicanYes$89,454$121,65769.5027,424 65.21Won
1999RVASS271999VASRVASS27  SM11RepublicanYes$279,121$348,901100.0026,276 99.23Won
2003RVASS272003VASRVASS27 Clarke and Frederick Counties; City of Winchester; parts of Fauquier and Loudoun Counties SM21RepublicanYes$694,598$784,89673.6526,152 58.18Won
2005RVAG2005VAGRVAG Statewide AL31IndependentNo$197,079$208,9040.4743,953 2.22Lost

Career Record
YearOfficeLeadershipPartyDistrict Type District No./JurisdictionTenure to Date Age
1992VASRepublican SMS27 153
1993VASRepublican SMS27 254
1994VASRepublican SMS27 355
1995VASRepublican SMS27 456
1996VASRepublican SMS27 557
1997VASRepublican SMS27 658
1998VASRepublican SMS27 759
1999VASRepublican SMS27 860
2000VASRepublican SMS27 961
2001VASRepublican SMS27 1062
2002VASRepublican SMS27 1163
2003VASRepublican SMS27 1264
2004VASRepublican SMS27 1365
2005VASRepublican SM S27 1466
2006VASRepublican SMS27 1567
2007VASRepublican SMS27 1668