Virginia's 10th congressional district: Wikis

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Virginia's 10th congressional district
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Current Representative Frank Wolf (R)
Population (2000) 643,512
Median income $71,560
Ethnicity 80.6% White, 6.9% Black, 6.6% Asian, 7.1% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 0.5% other
Cook PVI R+2

Virginia's Tenth Congressional District is a U.S. congressional district in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The residents of the 10th District are currently represented by Republican Congressman Frank Wolf, first elected to the 10th's seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1981.

The district currently includes portions of Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Frederick, Loudoun, Prince William, and Warren Counties. Congressional districts are redrawn every ten years following a U.S. census. As it is currently configured, this district closely matches Virginia's voting patterns in statewide races with nearly identitical margins as the final statewide results.

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Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President Obama 53 - 46%
2004 President Bush 55 - 44%
2000 President Bush 56 - 41%

2008 election

Virginia's 10th congressional district election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes Percentage
Republican Frank Wolf (incumbent) 198,287 60.14%
Democratic Judy Feder 123,630 37.49%
Independent Neeraj Nigam 7,353 2.23%
Invalid or blank votes  %
Totals 329,629 100.00%
Voter turnout  %

Source: [1]

Here are the results of the June 10, 2008 primary:[2]

Democratic Primary
Judy Feder 5,462 61.79%
Mike Turner 3,377 28.20%
Republican Primary
Frank Wolf 16,723 91.24%
Vern McKinley 1,605 8.75%

List of Representatives

Representative Lived Party Term Note
District created: March 4, 1789
Samuel Griffin (1746-1810) Pro-Administration March 4, 1789 - March 3, 1791 Changed parties
Anti-Administration March 4, 1791 - October 2, 1793 Redistricted to the 13th district
Carter B. Harrison (1756-1808) Anti-Administration
Democratic-Republican December 3, 1795 - March 3, 1799 Retired
Edwin Gray (1743-.......) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1799 - March 3, 1803 Redistricted to the 19th district
John Dawson (1762-1814) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 - March 3, 1813 Redistricted from the 15th district, Redistricted to the 11th district
Aylett Hawes (1768-1833) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1813 - March 3, 1817 Redistricted from the 9th district, Retired
George F. Strother (1783-1840) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 - February 10, 1820 Resigned
Vacant February 11, 1820 - November 12, 1820 Special election
Thomas L. Moore (1789-1862) Democratic-Republican November 13, 1820 - March 3, 1823 Retired
William C. Rives (1793-1868) Crawford D-R March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1825
Jacksonian March 4, 1825 - March 3, Mid-1829 Appointed Minister to France
Vacant Mid-1829 - January 24, 1830 Special election
William F. Gordon (1787-1858) Jacksonian January 25, 1830 - March 3, 1833 Redistricted to the 12th district
Joseph W. Chinn (1798-1840) Jacksonian March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1835 Redistricted from the 13th district, Defeated
John Taliaferro (1768-1852) Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1835 - March 3, 1837
Whig March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1843 Retired
William Lucas (1800-1877) Democratic March 4, 1843 - March 3, 1845 Defeated
Henry Bedinger III (1812-1858) Democratic March 4, 1845 - March 3, 1849 Defeated
Richard Parker (1810-1893) Democratic March 4, 1849 - March 3, 1851 Elected circuit judge of VA
Charles J. Faulkner (1806-1884) Whig March 4, 1851 - March 3, 1853 Redistricted to the 8th district
Zedekiah Kidwell (1814-1872) Democratic March 4, 1853 - March 3, 1857 Retired
Sherrard Clemens (1820-1881) Democratic March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1861 Retired
Civil War
William G. Brown (1800-1884) Unionist March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1863
District inactive March 4, 1863 - March 4, 1885
John R. Tucker (1823-1897) Democratic March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1887 Redistricted from the 6th district, Retired
Jacob Yost (1853-1933) Republican March 4, 1887 - March 3, 1889 Defeated
Henry S. Tucker III (1853-1932) Democratic March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1897 Retired
Jacob Yost
(1853-1933) Republican March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1899 Retired
Julian M. Quarles (1848-1929) Democratic March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1901 Retired
Henry D. Flood (1865-1921) Democratic March 4, 1901 - December 8, 1921 Died
Vacant December 9, 1921 - March 20, 1922 Special election
Henry S. Tucker III
(2nd time)
(1853-1932) Democratic March 21, 1922 - July 23, 1932 Died
Vacant July 24, 1932 - November 7, 1932
Joel W. Flood (1894-1964) Democratic November 8, 1932 - March 3, 1933 Retired
District inactive March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1953
District re-created: January 3, 1953
Joel T. Broyhill (1919-2006) Republican January 3, 1953 - December 31, 1974 Resigned after being defeated for re-election
Vacant December 31, 1974 - January 3, 1975
Joseph L. Fisher (1914-1992) Democratic January 3, 1975 - January 3, 1981 Defeated
Frank Wolf (b. 1939) Republican January 3, 1981 - Current

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