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|U.S. House, Virginia, District 5|
| January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2009|
(b. 1946) was a member of the U.S. House
from the state of Virginia
from 1997 to 2009. He was first elected as a Democrat, switched to Independent on January 27, 2000, and switched to Republican on August 1, 2002.
On The Issues Vote Match
Virgil Goode's Vote Match results from On The Issues
- See also: On The Issues Vote Match
On The Issues conducts a VoteMatch analysis of elected officials based on 20 issue areas. Rather than relying on incumbents to complete the quiz themselves, the VoteMatch analysis is conducted using voting records, statements to the media, debate transcripts or citations from books authored by or about the candidate. Based on the results of the quiz, Goode is a Hard-Core Conservative. Goode received a score of 18 percent on social issues and 82 percent on economic issues.
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The table below contains the results of analysis compiled by staff at On The Issues.
- ↑ Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, "Virgil Goode," accessed March 3, 2012
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 On The Issues, "Virgil Goode Vote Match," accessed April 19, 2015
- ↑ The questions in the quiz are broken down into two sections -- social and economic. In social questions, liberals and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while conservatives and populists agree in choosing the more restrictive answers. For the economic questions, conservatives and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while liberals and populists agree in choosing the more restrictive answers.