Virginia's 8th Congressional District

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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 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).

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.

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