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{{tnr}}The '''4th Congressional District''' of [[Virginia]] is a congressional district in the state of [[Virginia]]. It covers all or part of the counties of Amelia, Brunswick, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Greensville, Isle of Wight, Nottoway, Powhatan, Prince George, Southampton, Sussex, and the cities of Chesapeake, Colonial Heights, Emporia, Franklin, Hopewell, Petersburg, and Suffolk.
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{{tnr}}The '''4th Congressional District''' of [[Virginia]] is a congressional district in the state of [[Virginia]].  
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It previously covered all or part of the counties of Amelia, Brunswick, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Greensville, Isle of Wight, Nottoway, Powhatan, Prince George, Southampton, Sussex, and the cities of Chesapeake, Colonial Heights, Emporia, Franklin, Hopewell, Petersburg, and Suffolk.
  
 
The current representative of the 4th congressional district is [[Randy Forbes]] (R).
 
The current representative of the 4th congressional district is [[Randy Forbes]] (R).

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The 4th Congressional District of Virginia is a congressional district in the state of Virginia.

Virginia's 4th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes Chesapeake City, Isle of Wright, Sussex, Emporia City, Dinwiddie, Norroway, Amelia, Powhatan, Chestfield and Colonial Heights counties.[1]

It previously covered all or part of the counties of Amelia, Brunswick, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Greensville, Isle of Wight, Nottoway, Powhatan, Prince George, Southampton, Sussex, and the cities of Chesapeake, Colonial Heights, Emporia, Franklin, Hopewell, Petersburg, and Suffolk.

The current representative of the 4th congressional district is Randy Forbes (R).

Elections

2012

See also: Virginia's 4th congressional district elections, 2012

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

U.S. House, Virginia District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Ella Ward 42.9% 150,190
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Forbes Incumbent 56.9% 199,292
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 564
Total Votes 350,046
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Randy Forbes won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Wynne V. E. LeGrow (D) and a write-in.[3]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Virginia, Congressional District 4, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJ. Randy Forbes Incumbent 62.3% 123,659
     Democratic Wynne V. E. LeGrow 37.5% 74,298
     Write-in Unnamed 0.2% 432
Total Votes 198,389

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 4th 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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