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  McEachin, A. Donald
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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  2017-02-01  
 
NameA. Donald McEachin
Address4719 Nine Mile Rd
Richmond, Virginia , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born October 10, 1961 (58 years)
ContributorArmyDem
Last ModifedRBH
Oct 06, 2017 04:25pm
Tags African - Black - Liberal - Government Reform - Health Care Reform - Jobs/Industrial Growth - Pro Environment - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gun control - Married - Baptist - Christian -
InfoDonald McEachin is a graduate of American University and the University of Virginia School of Law. After practicing with Browder, Russell, Morris and Butcher as well as Morris and Morris in Richmond, he opened a law firm with the Gee brothers, McEachin and Gee. In 2001 Donald went out on his own, founding the McEachin Law Firm on Broad Street in Richmond, before rejoining with partner Donald Gee in 2006. The McEachin Gee Law Firm has successfully helped many Virginians to get the resources they need after accidents or injury. Donald has always stood up for working Virginians, families and children in need. Donald is a lifetime member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, the NAACP, the Virginia State Bar and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.

In 1996, Donald was first elected to the Virginia House of Delegate. He served until 2001 when he gave up his seat to run for the Democratic nomination for attorney general. In a tough field of candidates, Donald won a resounding victory. Although he was not successful in the fall election, his participation on the ticket was a contributing factor to the victory of Governor Warner. Donald is very proud to have been part of a ticket that has moved Virginia forward and recently made Virginia “the best managed state.

In 2005, Donald ran for the House of Delegates again and was gratified that people remembered his hard work and dedication of years past and voted him the Democratic nomination.

Donald and his lovely wife Colette are the parents of three wonderful daughters. Colette is also an attorney with extensive experience, presently working in the Richmond City Commonwealth’s attorney’s office.

Born: Nuremberg, Germany, October 10, 1961
Gender: Male
Race: African American
Religion: Baptist
Membership & Affiliation:
Baptist Church
Leadership Metro Richmond, Class of 1990
Virginia State Bar
Old Dominion Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association
Family & Children's Service (board of directors)
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Education:
The American University, Washington, DC (B.S., Political Science, 1982)
University of Virginia (J.D., 1986)
Virginia Colleges and Universities:
University of Virginia
Occupation/Profession:
Attorney

Awards:
The Family Foundation, certificate of recognition, outstanding leadership in defense of religious freedom and parental rights (1998)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, certificate of recognition, pursuit of
excellence in education (1998)

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  06/09/2020 VA District 04 - D Primary ???
  11/06/2018 VA District 04 Won 62.58% (+26.66%)
  11/08/2016 VA District 04 Won 57.73% (+15.69%)
  06/14/2016 VA District 04 - D Primary Won 75.40% (+50.80%)
  11/03/2015 VA State Senate 09 Won 95.10% (+90.20%)
  11/08/2011 VA State Senate 09 Won 90.88% (+81.76%)
  11/06/2007 VA State Senate 09 Won 80.92% (+62.65%)
  06/12/2007 VA State Senate 09 - D Primary Won 58.09% (+16.17%)
  11/08/2005 VA State House 074 Won 75.52% (+51.06%)
  06/14/2005 VA State House 074 - D Primary Won 50.69% (+1.37%)
  11/06/2001 VA Attorney General Lost 39.92% (-20.09%)
  06/12/2001 VA Attorney General - D Primary Won 33.56% (+4.03%)
  11/02/1999 VA State House 074 Won 98.89% (+97.78%)
  11/04/1997 VA State House 074 Won 79.51% (+59.23%)
  06/10/1997 VA State House 074- D Primary Won 91.29% (+82.59%)
  11/07/1995 VA State House 074 Won 66.09% (+32.19%)
  06/13/1995 VA State House 074 - D Primary Won 51.50% (+3.00%)
  09/11/1991 VA State House 069- D Primary Lost 40.78% (-18.45%)
ENDORSEMENTS
VA US President - D Primary - Mar 03, 2020 D Joe Biden
VA District 10 - D Primary - Jun 12, 2018 D Jennifer Wexton
VA District 02 - D Primary - Jun 12, 2018 D Elaine Luria
VA Governor - D Primary - Jun 13, 2017 D Ralph S. Northam
VA US President - D Primary - Mar 01, 2016 D Hillary Clinton
VA Constitutional Amendment - Ban on Same-Sex Marriage/Civil Unions - Nov 07, 2006 NO No
VA US Senate - D Primary - Jun 13, 2006 D Jim Webb
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C00610964 McEachin for Congress $ 308860.72