Virginia's 9th Congressional District

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The 9th Congressional District of Virginia is a congressional district in the commonwealth of Virginia.

Virginia's 9th Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Lee, Wise, Dickenson, Buchanan, Scott, Russell, Tazewell, Washington, Smyth, Wythe, Bland, Giles, Craig, Alleghany, Montgomery, Pulaski, Grayson, Carroll, Floyd and Patrick counties and parts of Henry and Roanoke counties.[1]

The district previously covered much of the southwestern part of the state.

The current representative of the 9th congressional district is Morgan Griffith (R).

Elections

2012

See also: Virginia's 9th congressional district elections, 2012

The 9th congressional district of Virginia held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Morgan Griffith won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Virginia District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Anthony Flaccavento 38.6% 116,400
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMorgan Griffith Incumbent 61.3% 184,882
     Write-In N/A 0.1% 376
Total Votes 301,658
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Morgan Griffith won election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating incumbent Rick Boucher (D), Jeremiah D. Heaton (I), and a write-in.[3]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Virginia, Congressional District 9, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngH. Morgan Griffith 51.2% 95,726
     Democratic Rick Boucher Incumbent 46.4% 86,743
     Independent Jeremiah D. Heaton 2.3% 4,282
     Write-in Unlisted 0.1% 166
Total Votes 186,917

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 9th 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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