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The district previously encompassed much of northern [[Virginia]]'s suburbs of Washington, D.C., the 8th District included Arlington County, parts of Fairfax County, and the independent cities of Alexandria and Falls Church.
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The current representative of the 8th Congressional District is [[Jim Moran]] (D).
 
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The current representative of the 8th congressional district is [[Jim Moran]] (D).
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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::''See also: [[Virginia's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014]]''
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The 8th Congressional District of Virginia will hold an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 4, 2014.
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===2012===
 
===2012===
::''See also: [[Virginia's 8th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
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The 8th congressional district of Virginia held an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012. Incumbent [[Jim Moran]] won re-election in the district.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/virginia/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Virginia"]</ref>
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The 8th Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012. Incumbent [[Jim Moran]] won re-election in the district.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/virginia/ ''Politico'', "2012 Election Map, Virginia"]</ref>
 
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==Redistricting==
 
==Redistricting==
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
[[File:VA8.jpg|275px|thumb|This is the 8th congressional district of Virginia after the 2001 redistricting process.]]
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[[File:VA8.jpg|275px|thumb|This is the 8th Congressional District of Virginia after the 2001 redistricting process.]]
 
::''See also: [[Redistricting in Virginia]]''
 
::''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.
 
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==
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*[[Redistricting in Virginia]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.opencongress.org/states/VA/districts/8 OpenCongress District 8]
 
*[http://www.opencongress.org/states/VA/districts/8 OpenCongress District 8]
 
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*[[Redistricting in Virginia]]
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Latest revision as of 21:56, 25 March 2014

Virginia's 8th Congressional District
Virginia District 8 Map.PNG
Current incumbentJim Moran Democratic Party
Population742,531
Gender49.2% Male, 50.8% Female
Race63.6% White, 14.3% Black, 11% Asian
Ethnicity18% Hispanic
Unemployment5%
Median household income$91,027
High school graduation rate90.8%
College graduation rate59.8%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 8th Congressional District of Virginia is a congressional district in the commonwealth of Virginia.

Virginia's 8th Congressional District is located in the northeastern portion of the state and includes Arlington County.[1]

The current representative of the 8th Congressional District is Jim Moran (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Virginia's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 8th Congressional District of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Virginia's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 8th Congressional District of Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jim Moran won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Virginia District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Moran Incumbent 64.6% 226,847
     Republican Patrick Murray 30.6% 107,370
     Independent Jason Howell 2.9% 10,180
     Green Janet Murphy 1.7% 5,985
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 805
Total Votes 351,187
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jim Moran won re-election to the United States House. He defeated J. Patrick Murray (R) and J. Ron Fisher (G) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Virginia District 8 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Moran incumbent 61% 116,404
     Republican J. Patrick Murray 37.3% 71,145
     Green J. Ron Fisher 1.4% 2,707
     N/A Write-in 0.3% 492
Total Votes 190,748

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jim Moran won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mark W. Ellmore (R) and J. Ron Fisher (G) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Virginia District 8 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Moran incumbent 67.9% 222,986
     Republican Mark W. Ellmore 29.7% 97,425
     Green J. Ron Fisher 2.1% 6,829
     N/A Write-in 0.3% 957
Total Votes 328,197

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jim Moran won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tom M. O'Donoghue (R) and James "Jim" Hurysz (I) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Virginia District 8 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Moran incumbent 66.4% 144,700
     Republican Tom M. O'Donoghue 30.6% 66,639
     Independent James "Jim" Hurysz 2.8% 6,094
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 476
Total Votes 217,909

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jim Moran won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lisa Marie Cheney (R) and James Hurysz (I) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Virginia District 8 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Moran incumbent 59.7% 171,986
     Republican Lisa Marie Cheney 36.9% 106,231
     Independent James Hurysz 3.1% 9,004
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 698
Total Votes 287,919

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jim Moran won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Scott C. Tate (R) and Ronald V. Crickenberger (I) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Virginia District 8 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Moran incumbent 59.8% 102,759
     Republican Scott C. Tate 37.3% 64,121
     Independent Ronald V. Crickenberger 2.7% 4,558
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 361
Total Votes 171,799

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jim Moran won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Demaris H. Miller (R), Ronald V. Crickenberger (I) and Richard "Rick" Herron (I) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Virginia District 8 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Moran incumbent 63.3% 164,178
     Republican Demaris H. Miller 34.1% 88,262
     Independent Ronald Crickenberger 1.3% 3,483
     Independent Richard "Rick" Herron 1.1% 2,805
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 471
Total Votes 259,199

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 8th 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