The 3rd Congressional District
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.
The current representative of the 3rd congressional district is Robert C. Scott (D).
- 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.
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.
|U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Virginia, Congressional District 3rd, 2010
||Robert C. "Bobby" Scott Incumbent
|| C.L. "Chuck" Smith, Jr.
|| John D. Kelly
|| James J. Quigley
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.