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Virginia's 2nd congressional district
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Current Representative Glenn Nye (D)
Population (2000) 643,510
Median income $44,193
Ethnicity 69.2% White, 21.8% Black, 4.1% Asian, 4.4% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, 0.6% other
Cook PVI R+5

Virginia's second congressional district is a U.S. congressional district in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It encompasses all of Accomack and Northampton Counties and the City of Virginia Beach and parts of the cities of Norfolk and Hampton. The current representative is Democrat Glenn Nye.

Contents

Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President Obama 51 - 49%
2004 President Bush 58 - 42%
2000 President Bush 55 - 43%


List of Representatives

Representative Lived Party Term Note
District created: March 4, 1789
John Brown (1757-1837) Anti-Administration March 4, 1789 - June 1, 1792 Resigned
Vacant June 2, 1792 - March 3, 1793
Andrew Moore (1752-1821) Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 - March 3, 1795
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 - March 3, 1797 Defeated
David Holmes (1769-1832) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1797 - March 3, 1803 Redistricted to the 4th district
James Stephenson (1764-1833) Federalist March 4, 1803 - March 3, 1805 Defeated
John Morrow Democratic-Republican March 4, 1805 - March 3, 1809 Defeated
James Stephenson (1764-1833) Federalist March 4, 1809 - March 3, 1811 Defeated
John Baker (.......-1823) Federalist March 4, 1811 - March 3, 1813 Defeated
Francis White (.......-1826) Federalist March 4, 1813 - March 3, 1815 Defeated
Magnus Tate (1760-1823) Federalist March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1817 Retired
Edward Colston (1786-1852) Federalist March 4, 1817 - March 3, 1819 Defeated
Thomas Van Swearingen (1784-1822) Federalist March 4, 1819 - August 19, 1822 Died in office
Vacant August 19, 1822 - October 28, 1822 Special election October 1822
James Stephenson (1764-1833) Federalist October 28, 1822 - March 3, 1823 Retired
Arthur Smith (1785-1853) Crawford D-R March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1825 Retired
James Trezvant (.......-1841) Jackson March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1831
John Y. Mason (1799-1859) Jackson March 4, 1831 - January 11, 1837 Resigned
Vacant January 12, 1837 - March 3, 1837
Francis E. Rives (1792-1861) Democratic March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1841 Retired
George B. Cary (1811-1850) Democratic March 4, 1841 - March 3, 1843 Retired
George C. Dromgoole (1797-1847) Democratic March 4, 1843 - April 27, 1847 Died in office
Vacancy April 27, 1847 - August 5, 1847 Special election July 1847
Richard K. Meade (1803-1862) Democratic August 5, 1847 - March 3, 1853 Defeated
John S. Millson (1808-1874) Democratic March 4, 1853 - March 3, 1861 Retired
Civil War and Reconstruction
James H. Platt, Jr. (1837-1894) Republican January 27, 1870 - March 3, 1875 Defeated
John Goode, Jr. (1829-1909) Democratic March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1881 Defeated
John F. Dezendorf (1834-1894) Republican March 4, 1881 - March 3, 1883 Retired
Harry Libbey (1843-1913) Readjuster March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885
Republican March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1887 Defeated
George E. Bowden (1852-1908) Republican March 4, 1887 - March 3, 1891 Defeated
John W. Lawson (1837-1905) Democratic March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1893 Retired
D. Gardiner Tyler (1846-1927) Democratic March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1897 Defeated
William A. Young (1860-1928) Democratic March 4, 1897 - April 26, 1898 Election successfully contested
Richard A. Wise (1843-1900) Republican April 26, 1898 - March 3, 1899 Defeated
William A. Young (1860-1928) Democratic March 4, 1899 - March 12, 1900 Election successfully contested
Richard A. Wise (1843-1900) Republican March 12, 1900 - December 21, 1900 Died in office
Vacant December 21, 1900 - March 3, 1901
Harry L. Maynard (1861-1922) Democratic March 4, 1901 - March 3, 1911 Defeated
Edward E. Holland (1861-1941) Democratic March 4, 1911 - March 3, 1921 Retired
Joseph T. Deal (1860-1942) Democratic March 4, 1921 - March 3, 1929 Defeated
Menalcus Lankford (1883-1937) Republican March 4, 1929 - March 3, 1933 Defeated
State using at-large format March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1935
Colgate W. Darden, Jr. (1897-1981) Democratic January 3, 1935 - January 3, 1937 Redistricted from the At-large district, Defeated
Norman R. Hamilton (1877-1964) Democratic January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1939 Defeated
Colgate W. Darden, Jr. (1897-1981) Democratic January 3, 1939 - March 1, 1941 Resigned to run for governor
Vacant March 1, 1941 - April 8, 1941 Special election April 8, 1941
Winder R. Harris (1888-1973) Democratic April 8, 1941 - September 15, 1944 Resigned
Vacant September 15, 1944 - November 7, 1944
Ralph H. Daughton (1885-1958) Democratic November 7, 1944 - January 3, 1947 Defeated
Porter Hardy, Jr. (1903-1995) Democratic January 3, 1947 - January 3, 1969 Retired
G. William Whitehurst (b. 1925) Republican January 3, 1969 - January 3, 1987 Retired
Owen B. Pickett (b. 1930) Democratic January 3, 1987 - January 3, 2001 Retired
Edward L. Schrock (b. 1941) Republican January 3, 2001 - January 3, 2005 Retired
Thelma D. Drake (b. 1949) Republican January 3, 2005 - January 3, 2009 Defeated
Glenn Carlyle Nye III (b. 1974) Democratic January 3, 2009 -

Recent electoral history

  • 2010 Congressional race: Nye is expected to run for re-election. Republican candidates for the seat include: Retired Navy Commodore Kenny Golden; Navy veteran and small business owner Ben Loyola; retired Navy SEAL Ed Maulbeck; retired Army Brigadier General, Army Ranger, and Harvard Law Alumnus Bert Mizusawa; auto dealership owner and former Marine Scott Rigell; and, former Navy SEAL and entrepreneur Scott Taylor. Former Virginia Beach Republican Party Chairman, small business owner, and retired Marine Chuck Smith, announced his withdrawal on December 18, 2009; endorsing Scott Rigell.

References

  1. ^ "General Election- November 8, 2005". Virginia State Board of Elections. http://www2.sbe.virginia.gov/web_docs/Election/results/2005/nov2005/html/d_03.htm. Retrieved 2008-05-18.   Official gubernatorial results by congressional district.
  2. ^ "General Election- November 6, 2006". Virginia State Board of Elections. http://www2.sbe.virginia.gov/web_docs/Election/results/2006/Nov/htm/index.htm. Retrieved 2008-05-18.   Official results.
  3. ^ "General Election- November 8, 2005". Virginia State Board of Elections. http://www2.sbe.virginia.gov/web_docs/Election/results/2006/Nov/htm/d_02.htm. Retrieved 2008-05-18.   Official senatorial results by congressional district.
  4. ^ "General Election- November 4, 2008". Virginia State Board of Elections. https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2008/07261AFC-9ED3-410F-B07D-84D014AB2C6B/Unofficial/6_s.shtml. Retrieved 2008-11-12.   Unofficial results.

See also

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Current Representative Glenn Nye (DNorfolk)
Population (2000) 643,510
Median income $44,193
Ethnicity 69.2% White, 21.8% Black, 4.1% Asian, 4.4% Hispanic, 0.4% Native American, 0.6% other
Cook PVI R+5

Virginia's second congressional district is a U.S. congressional district in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It encompasses all of Accomack and Northampton Counties and the City of Virginia Beach and parts of the cities of Norfolk and Hampton. The current representative is Democrat Glenn Nye.

Contents

Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President Obama 51 - 49%
2004 President Bush 58 - 42%
2000 President Bush 55 - 43%


List of representatives

Representative Lived Party Term Note
District created: March 4, 1789
John Brown (1757–1837) Anti-Administration March 4, 1789 - June 1, 1792 Resigned
Vacant June 2, 1792 - March 3, 1793
Andrew Moore (1752–1821) Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 - March 3, 1795
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 - March 3, 1797 Defeated
David Holmes (1769–1832) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1797 - March 3, 1803 Elected to Virginia 4th District
James Stephenson (1764–1833) Federalist March 4, 1803 - March 3, 1805 Defeated
John Morrow Democratic-Republican March 4, 1805 - March 3, 1809 Defeated
James Stephenson (1764–1833) Federalist March 4, 1809 - March 3, 1811 Defeated
John Baker (.......-1823) Federalist March 4, 1811 - March 3, 1813 Defeated
Francis White (.......-1826) Federalist March 4, 1813 - March 3, 1815 Defeated
Magnus Tate (1760–1823) Federalist March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1817 Declined to run
Edward Colston (1786–1852) Federalist March 4, 1817 - March 3, 1819 Defeated
Thomas Van Swearingen (1784–1822) Federalist March 4, 1819 - August 19, 1822 Died
Vacant August 19, 1822 - October 28, 1822 Special election October 1822
James Stephenson (1764–1833) Federalist October 28, 1822 - March 3, 1823 Declined to run
Arthur Smith (1785–1853) Crawford Republican March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1825 Declined to run
James Trezvant (.......-1841) Jackson Republican March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1829
Jacksonian March 4, 1829 - March 3, 1831
John Y. Mason (1799–1859) Jacksonian March 4, 1831 - March 3, 1833
Democratic March 4, 1833 - January 11, 1837 Resigned
Vacant January 12, 1837 - March 3, 1837
Francis E. Rives (1792–1861) Democratic March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1841 Declined to run
George B. Cary (1811–1850) Democratic March 4, 1841 - March 3, 1843 Declined to run
George C. Dromgoole (1797–1847) Democratic March 4, 1843 - April 27, 1847 Died
Vacancy April 27, 1847 - August 5, 1847 Special election July 1847
Richard K. Meade (1803–1862) Democratic August 5, 1847 - March 3, 1853 Defeated
John S. Millson (1808–1874) Democratic March 4, 1853 - March 3, 1861 Declined to run
Vacant March 4, 1861 - January 26, 1870 Civil War
James H. Platt, Jr. (1837–1894) Republican January 27, 1870 - March 3, 1875 Defeated
John Goode, Jr. (1829–1909) Democratic March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1881 Defeated
John F. Dezendorf (1834–1894) Republican March 4, 1881 - March 3, 1883 Declined to run
Harry Libbey (1843–1913) Readjuster March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885
Republican March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1887 Defeated
George E. Bowden (1852–1908) Republican March 4, 1887 - March 3, 1891 Defeated
John W. Lawson (1837–1905) Democratic March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1893 Declined to run
D. Gardiner Tyler (1846–1927) Democratic March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1897 Defeated
William A. Young (1860–1928) Democratic March 4, 1897 - April 26, 1898 Election invalidated
Richard A. Wise (1843–1900) Republican April 26, 1898 - March 3, 1899 Defeated
William A. Young (1860–1928) Democratic March 4, 1899 - March 12, 1900 Election invalidated
Richard A. Wise (1843–1900) Republican March 12, 1900 - December 21, 1900 Died
Vacant December 21, 1900 - March 3, 1901
Harry L. Maynard (1861–1922) Democratic March 4, 1901 - March 3, 1911 Defeated
Edward E. Holland (1861–1941) Democratic March 4, 1911 - March 3, 1921 Declined to run
Joseph T. Deal (1860–1942) Democratic March 4, 1921 - March 3, 1929 Defeated
Menalcus Lankford (1883–1937) Republican March 4, 1929 - March 3, 1933 Defeated
District eliminated March 4, 1933
District recreated: January 3, 1935
Colgate W. Darden, Jr. (1897–1981) Democratic January 3, 1935 - January 3, 1937 Defeated
Norman R. Hamilton (1877–1964) Democratic January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1939 Defeated
Colgate W. Darden, Jr. (1897–1981) Democratic January 3, 1939 - March 1, 1941 Ran for Governor of Virginia
Vacant March 1, 1941 - April 8, 1941 Special election April 8, 1941
Winder R. Harris (1888–1973) Democratic April 8, 1941 - September 15, 1944 Resigned
Vacant September 15, 1944 - November 7, 1944
Ralph H. Daughton (1885–1958) Democratic November 7, 1944 - January 3, 1947 Defeated
Porter Hardy, Jr. (1903–1995) Democratic January 3, 1947 - January 3, 1969 Declined to run
G. William Whitehurst (b. 1925) Republican January 3, 1969 - January 3, 1987 Declined to run
Owen B. Pickett (b. 1930) Democratic January 3, 1987 - January 3, 2001 Declined to run
Edward L. Schrock (b. 1941) Republican January 3, 2001 - January 3, 2005 Declined to run
Thelma D. Drake (b. 1949) Republican January 3, 2005 - January 3, 2009 Defeated
Glenn C. Nye III (b. 1974) Democratic January 3, 2009 - Present

Recent electoral history

References

  1. ^ "General Election- November 8, 2005". Virginia State Board of Elections. http://www2.sbe.virginia.gov/web_docs/Election/results/2005/nov2005/html/d_03.htm. Retrieved 2008-05-18. [dead link] Official gubernatorial results by congressional district.
  2. ^ "General Election- November 6, 2006". Virginia State Board of Elections. http://www2.sbe.virginia.gov/web_docs/Election/results/2006/Nov/htm/index.htm. Retrieved 2008-05-18. [dead link] Official results.
  3. ^ "General Election- November 8, 2005". Virginia State Board of Elections. http://www2.sbe.virginia.gov/web_docs/Election/results/2006/Nov/htm/d_02.htm. Retrieved 2008-05-18. [dead link] Official senatorial results by congressional district.
  4. ^ "General Election- November 4, 2008". Virginia State Board of Elections. https://www.voterinfo.sbe.virginia.gov/election/DATA/2008/07261AFC-9ED3-410F-B07D-84D014AB2C6B/Unofficial/6_s.shtml. Retrieved 2008-11-12.  Unofficial results.

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