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Virginia's 8th Congressional District

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The 8th Congressional District of Virginia is a congressional district in the commonwealth of Virginia. Encompassing much of northern Virginia's suburbs of Washington, D.C., the 8th District includes Arlington county, parts of Fairfax County, and the independent cities of Alexandria and Falls Church.

The current representative of the 8th congressional district is Jim Moran (D).



See also: Virginia's 8th congressional district elections, 2012

The 8th congressional district of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.


On November 2, 2010, Jim Moran won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating J. Patrick Murray (R), J. Ron Fisher (Independent Green), and a write-in.[1]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, 2010, Congressional District 8, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames P. Moran Incumbent 61% 116,404
     Republican J. Patrick Murray 37.3% 71,145
     Independent Green J. Ron Fisher 1.4% 2,707
     Write-in Unlisted 0.3% 492
Total Votes 190,748



This is the 8th 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.

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