The Virginia gubernatorial election of 2005 is a race for the Governor of Virginia. It will be held on November 8, 2005. Virginia is the only state in the United States to prohibit governors to serve successive terms, and the popular incumbent, Mark R. Warner, cannot run for reelection.

The primary election was held on June 14, 2005. Tim Kaine was unopposed for the Democratic nomination, and Jerry Kilgore easily defeated George Fitch with 82.5% of the vote for the Republican nomination.


  • Tim Kaine (D)
  • Jerry Kilgore (R)
  • Russ Potts (I)