Virginia's 6th Congressional District

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Virginia's 6th Congressional District
Virginia District 6 Map.PNG
Current incumbentBob Goodlatte Republican Party
Population734,204
Gender48.4% Male, 51.6% Female
Race83.7% White, 11.5% Black, 1.7% Asian
Ethnicity3.9% Hispanic
Unemployment7.3%
Median household income$46,350
High school graduation rate84.3%
College graduation rate24.2%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 6th Congressional District of Virginia is a congressional district in the commonwealth of Virginia.

Virginia's 6th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Salem City, Botetour, Buena Vista City, Amherst, Bath, Highland, Augusta, Harrisonburg City, Rockingham, Page, Shenandoah, Warren and Page counties.[1]

The current representative of the 6th Congressional District is Bob Goodlatte (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Virginia's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 6th Congressional District of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Virginia's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 6th Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Bob Goodlatte won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Virginia District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Andy Schmookler 34.6% 111,949
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Goodlatte Incumbent 65.2% 211,278
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 666
Total Votes 323,893
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Bob Goodlatte won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jeffrey W. Vanke (I) and Stuart M. Bain (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Virginia District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Goodlatte incumbent 76.3% 127,487
     Independent Jeffrey W. Vanke 13% 21,649
     Libertarian Stuart M. Bain 9.2% 15,309
     N/A Write-in 1.6% 2,709
Total Votes 167,154

2008
On November 4, 2008, Bob Goodlatte won re-election to the United States House. He defeated S. "Sam" Rasoul (D) and Janice Lee Allen (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Virginia District 6 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Goodlatte incumbent 61.6% 192,350
     Democratic S. "Sam" Rasoul 36.6% 114,367
     Independent Janice Lee Allen 1.7% 5,413
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 262
Total Votes 312,392

2006
On November 7, 2006, Bob Goodlatte won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Barbara Jean Pryor (I) and Andre D. Peery (I) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Virginia District 6 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Goodlatte incumbent 75.1% 153,187
     Independent Barbara Jean Pryor 12.3% 25,129
     Independent Andre D. Peery 12.1% 24,731
     N/A Write-in 0.5% 948
Total Votes 203,995

2004
On November 2, 2004, Bob Goodlatte won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Write-in challengers in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Virginia District 6 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Goodlatte incumbent 96.7% 206,560
     N/A Write-in 3.3% 7,088
Total Votes 213,648

2002
On November 5, 2002, Bob Goodlatte won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Write-in challengers in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Virginia District 6 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Goodlatte incumbent 97.1% 105,530
     N/A Write-in 2.9% 3,202
Total Votes 108,732

2000
On November 7, 2000, Bob Goodlatte won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Write-in challengers in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Virginia District 6 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Goodlatte incumbent 99.3% 153,338
     N/A Write-in 0.7% 1,145
Total Votes 154,483

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th Congressional District of Virginia after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Virginia

In 2011, the Virginia State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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