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{{tnr}}The '''3rd Congressional District''' of [[Virginia]] is a congressional district in the commonwealth of Virginia. It covers all of the City of Portsmouth, parts of the Cities of Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk and Richmond, all of the counties of Charles City, New Kent, and Surry, and part of the counties of Henrico and Prince George.  
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{{tnr}}The '''3rd Congressional District''' of [[Virginia]] is a congressional district in the commonwealth of Virginia.  
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It previously covered all of the City of Portsmouth, parts of the Cities of Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk and Richmond, all of the counties of Charles City, New Kent, and Surry, and part of the counties of Henrico and Prince George.  
  
 
The current representative of the 3rd congressional district is [[Robert C. Scott]] (D).
 
The current representative of the 3rd congressional district is [[Robert C. Scott]] (D).

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The 3rd Congressional District of Virginia is a congressional district in the commonwealth of Virginia.

Virginia's 3rd Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Charles City, colonial Heights City, Surry, Hampton City and Norfolk City counties.[1]

It previously covered all of the City of Portsmouth, parts of the Cities of Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk and Richmond, all of the counties of Charles City, New Kent, and Surry, and part of the counties of Henrico and Prince George.

The current representative of the 3rd congressional district is Robert C. Scott (D).

Elections

2012

See also: Virginia's 3rd congressional district elections, 2012

The 3rd congressional district of Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Robert C. Scott won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Virginia District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert C. Scott Incumbent 81.3% 259,199
     Republican Dean Longo 18.5% 58,931
     Write-In N/A 0.3% 806
Total Votes 318,936
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Robert C. Scott won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating C.L. "Chuck" Smith, Jr. (R), John D. Kelly (I), James J. Quigley (L), and a write-in.[3]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Virginia, Congressional District 3rd, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert C. "Bobby" Scott Incumbent 70% 114,754
     Republican C.L. "Chuck" Smith, Jr. 27.2% 44,553
     Independent John D. Kelly 1.2% 2,039
     Libertarian James J. Quigley 1.5% 2,383
     Write-in Unnamed 0.1% 171
Total Votes 163,900

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 3rd 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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