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Following the 2010 Census, Virginia will be [[Redistricting in Virginia|redistricted]]. The state will remain at 11 congressional seats. Redistricting plans were not solidified by the end of the 2011 session of the [[Virginia General Assembly]].
 
Following the 2010 Census, Virginia will be [[Redistricting in Virginia|redistricted]]. The state will remain at 11 congressional seats. Redistricting plans were not solidified by the end of the 2011 session of the [[Virginia General Assembly]].
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The [[Virginia's 9th congressional district|9th district]] was re-drawn after the 2010 Census. The new district is composed of the following percentages of voters of the old congressional districts.<ref>[http://www.censusviewer.com/district-maps/2012/09/Virginia-congressional-districts-comparison-2001-2011/ ''Moonshadow Mobile's CensusViewer'' "Virginia's congressional districts 2001-2011 comparison"]</ref><ref>[http://www.votermapping.com ''Labels & Lists'' "VoterMapping software voter counts"]</ref>
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*5 percent from the [[Virginia's 5th congressional district|5th congressional district]]
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*6 percent from the [[Virginia's 6th congressional district|6th congressional district]]
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*90 percent from the [[Virginia's 9th congressional district|9th congressional district]]
  
 
==District history==
 
==District history==

Revision as of 15:20, 10 September 2012

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Virginia's 9th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 6, 2012

Primary Date
June 12, 2012

November 6 Election Winner:
Morgan Griffith Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Morgan Griffith Republican Party
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Virginia U.S. House Elections
District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11

2012 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 9th congressional district of Virginia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.
This is the 9th congressional district prior to the 2012 redistricting.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 29, 2012
June 12, 2012
November 6, 2012

Primary: Virginia has an open primary system, in which any registered voter may choose which party's primary to vote in.

Voter registration: Voters had to register to vote in the primary by May 21. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 15.[1]

See also: Virginia elections, 2012

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Morgan Griffith (R), who was first elected to the House in 2010.

Candidates

General election candidates

Democratic Party Anthony Flaccavento
Republican Party Morgan Griffith Green check mark transparent.png


June 12, 2012,, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Impact of redistricting

See also: Redistricting in Virginia

Following the 2010 Census, Virginia will be redistricted. The state will remain at 11 congressional seats. Redistricting plans were not solidified by the end of the 2011 session of the Virginia General Assembly.

The 9th district was re-drawn after the 2010 Census. The new district is composed of the following percentages of voters of the old congressional districts.[3][4]

District history

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.[5]

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

See also

References