Virginia's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Virginia's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Scott Rigell Republican Party
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Virginia U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2nd congressional district of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

The Virginia primary is open; however, in order to vote in the Republican primary, voters must sign an oath of loyalty.

Heading into the election the incumbent is Scott Rigell (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Virginia's 2nd Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Accomack, Northampton and Virginia Beach City counties.[1]


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Race background

Suzanne Patrick is a member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Jumpstart program, which is designed to provide early support to top-tier Democratic challengers.[3]

District history


The 2nd congressional district of Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Scott Rigell won re-election in the district.[4]

U.S. House, Virginia District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Paul Hirschbiel 46.1% 142,548
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngScott Rigell Incumbent 53.8% 166,231
     Write-In N/A 0.1% 443
Total Votes 309,222
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections, "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Scott Rigell won election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating incumbent Glenn C. Nye (D), Kenny E. Golden (I), and a write-in.[5]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Virginia, Congressional District 2, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngE. Scott Rigell 53.1% 88,340
     Democratic Glenn C. Nye Incumbent 42.5% 70,591
     Independent Kenny E. Golden 4.3% 7,194
     Write-in Unnamed 0.1% 164
Total Votes 166,289

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