The 5th Congressional District
is a congressional district in the commonwealth of Virginia
. It covers all or part of Greene, Campbell, Bedford, Albermarle, Nelson, Fluvanna, Buckingham, Cumberland, Appomattox, Prince Edward, Charlotte, Lunenburg, Franklin, Henry, Pittsylvania, Halifax, Mecklenberg, and Brunswick counties.
The current representative of the 5th congressional district is Robert Hurt (D).
- See also: Virginia's 5th congressional district elections, 2012
The 5th congressional district of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.
On November 2, 2010, Robert Hurt won election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating incumbent Thomas S. P. Perriello (D), Jeffrey A. Clark (I), and a write-in.
|U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Virginia, Congressional District 5, 2010
|| Thomas S. P. Perriello Incumbent
|| Jeffrey A. Clark
This is the 5th congressional district of Virginia after the 2001 redistricting process.
- See also: Redistricting in Virginia
In 2011, the Virginia State Legislature will re-draw the Congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.