Virginia's 8th Congressional District
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.
The current representative of the 8th congressional district is Jim Moran (D).
|U.S. House, Virginia District 8 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Jim Moran Incumbent||64.6%||226,847|
|Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
- 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.