Biographical Information

NameSpence, Melvin Merritt
Date of Birth5-9-1927
Total Number of State Gov't Elections2
Total Number of Federal Gov't Elections0
House of Delegate Elections2
Virginia Senate Elections0
Gubernatorial Elections0
House of Representatives Elections0
Federal Senate Elections0
Total Number of Elections Won1
Total Number of Elections Lost1
Total Years in State Gov't Office1
Total Years in Federal Gov't Office0
Total Years in House of Delegates1
Total Years in Virginia Senate0
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
1981RVAHH381981VAHRVAHH38  MM115RepublicanNo$27,518$63,01616.2023,316 9.87Won
1982RVAHH811982VAHRVAHH81  SM21RepublicanYes$26,252$56,44248.544,025 42.17Lost

Career Record
YearOfficeLeadershipPartyDistrict Type District No./JurisdictionTenure to Date Age
1982VAHRepublican MMH38 155