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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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In 2011, the [[Virginia State Legislature]] re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.
 
In 2011, the [[Virginia State Legislature]] re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.
  
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Redistricting in Virginia]]
 
*[[Redistricting in Virginia]]
 
*[[Virginia's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012]]
 
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Revision as of 10:50, 24 February 2014

Virginia's 4th Congressional District
Virginia District 4 Map.PNG
Current incumbentRandy Forbes Republican Party
Population736,977
Gender50% Male, 50% Female
Race62.3% White, 31.4% Black, 2.1% Asian
Ethnicity4.7% Hispanic
Unemployment9.4%
Median household income$59,061
High school graduation rate85.8%
College graduation rate24.2%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
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]

The current representative of the 4th Congressional District is Randy Forbes (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Virginia's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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

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 United States House. He defeated Wynne V. E. LeGrow (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Virginia District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Forbes incumbent 62.3% 123,659
     Democratic Wynne V. E. LeGrow 37.5% 74,298
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 432
Total Votes 198,389

2008
On November 4, 2008, Randy Forbes won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Andrea R. Miller (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Virginia District 4 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Forbes incumbent 59.5% 199,075
     Democratic Andrea R. Miller 40.4% 135,041
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 405
Total Votes 334,521

2006
On November 7, 2006, Randy Forbes won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Albert P. Burckard, Jr. (Green) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Virginia District 4 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Forbes 76.1% 150,967
     Green Albert P. Burckard, Jr. 23.4% 46,487
     N/A Write-in 0.4% 886
Total Votes 198,340

2004
On November 2, 2004, Randy Forbes won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jonathan R. Menefee (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Virginia District 4 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Forbes incumbent 64.5% 182,444
     Democratic Jonathan R. Menefee 35.5% 100,413
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 170
Total Votes 283,027

2002
On November 5, 2002, Randy Forbes won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Write-in challengers in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Virginia District 4 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Forbes incumbent 97.9% 108,733
     N/A Write-in 2.1% 2,308
Total Votes 111,041

2001
On June 19, 2001, Randy Forbes won election to the United States House. He defeated L. Louise Lucas (D) in the special election.[8]

U.S. House, Virginia District 4 Special Election, 2001
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Forbes 52% 70,917
     Democratic L. Louise Lucas 47.8% 65,190
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 208
Total Votes 136,315

2000
On November 7, 2000, Norman Sisisky won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Virginia District 4 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNorman Sisisky incumbent 98.9% 189,787
     N/A Write-in 1.1% 2,108
Total Votes 191,895

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.

See also

External links

References