KAINE, Timothy Michael (Tim), (1958 - )

Senate Years of Service: 2013-
Party: Democrat

Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

KAINE, Timothy Michael (Tim), a Senator from Virginia; born in St. Paul, Minn., February 26, 1958; graduated University of Missouri, B.A., 1979; graduated Harvard University, J.D., 1983; lawyer; Richmond City Council 1994-1998; mayor of Richmond, Va., 1998-2001; lieutenant governor of Virginia 2002-2006; governor of Virginia 2006-2010; chairman of the Democratic National Committee 2009-2011; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2012 for the term commencing January 3, 2013; reelected in 2018 for the term ending January 3, 2025; unsuccessful candidate for vice president on the Democratic ticket with Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2016.