Virginia's 7th Congressional District

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Virginia's 7th Congressional District
Virginia District 7 Map.PNG
Current incumbentEric Cantor Republican Party
Population733,911
Gender48.3% Male, 51.7% Female
Race77.2% White, 14.5% Black, 4.1% Asian
Ethnicity5% Hispanic
Unemployment6.5%
Median household income$68,596
High school graduation rate90.9%
College graduation rate39.2%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Virginia's 7th Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes Culpeper, Orange, Spotsylvania, Louisa, Hanover, Richmond City and New Kent counties.[1]

The current representative of the 7th Congressional District is Eric Cantor (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Virginia's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 7th Congressional District of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Virginia's 7th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 7th Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Eric Cantor won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Virginia District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic E. Wayne Powell 41.4% 158,012
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEric Cantor Incumbent 58.4% 222,983
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 914
Total Votes 381,909
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Eric Cantor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rick E. Waugh, Jr. (D) and Floyd C. Bayne (G) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Virginia District 7 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEric Cantor incumbent 59.2% 138,209
     Democratic Rick E. Waugh 34.1% 79,616
     Green Floyd C. Bayne 6.5% 15,164
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 413
Total Votes 233,402

2008
On November 4, 2008, Eric Cantor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Anita Hartke (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Virginia District 7 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEric Cantor incumbent 62.7% 233,531
     Democratic Anita Hartke 37.1% 138,123
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 683
Total Votes 372,337

2006
On November 7, 2006, Eric Cantor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James M. Nachman (D) and W. Brad Blanton (I) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Virginia District 7 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEric Cantor incumbent 63.8% 163,706
     Democratic James M. Nachman 34.4% 88,206
     Independent W. Brad Blanton 1.6% 4,213
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 272
Total Votes 256,397

2004
On November 2, 2004, Eric Cantor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated W. Brad Blanton (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Virginia District 7 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEric Cantor incumbent 75.5% 230,765
     Democratic W. Brad Blanton 24.3% 74,325
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 568
Total Votes 305,658

2002
On November 5, 2002, Eric Cantor won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ben L. "Cooter" Jones (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Virginia District 7 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEric Cantor incumbent 69.4% 113,658
     Democratic Ben L. Cooter Jones 30.5% 49,854
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 153
Total Votes 163,665

2000
On November 7, 2000, Eric Cantor won election to the United States House. He defeated Warren A. Stewart (D) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Virginia District 7 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEric Cantor 66.9% 192,652
     Democratic Warren A. Stewart 33% 94,935
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 304
Total Votes 287,891

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 7th 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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