UVA alumni won gubernatorial and congressional races in the November elections.

Congress also saw the retirement of Republican Sen. John Warner (Law ’53), who had held his office for 30 years. His departure signaled a major shift in Virginia politics.

Frederick C. “Rick” Boucher (Law ’71)
Democrat, Virginia
U.S. House of Representatives
9th district

Luis Fortuña (Law ’85)
Republican, Puerto Rico
Governor

John Cornyn (Law ’95)
Republican, Texas
U.S. Senator

Robert Durden Inglis (Law ’84)
Republican, South Carolina
U.S. House of Representatives
4th district

J. Randy Forbes (Law ’77)
Republican, Virginia
U.S. House of Representatives
4th district

Sheila Jackson Lee (Law ’85)
Democrat, Texas
U.S. House of Representatives
18th district