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Virginia's 4th congressional district

Virginia's 4th congressional district
Virginia's 4th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Virginia's 4th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Randy Forbes (RChesapeake)
Population (2000) 643,477
Median income $45,249
Ethnicity 62.9% White, 33.3% Black, 1.3% Asian, 2.0% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% other
Cook PVI R+4[1]

Virginia's fourth congressional district is a Randy Forbes (R).

Contents

  • Recent election results from statewide races 1
  • List of representatives 2
  • Historical district boundaries 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Recent election results from statewide races

Year Office Results
1996 President Bob Dole (R) 46.3 - 45.6% [2]
Senator John Warner (R) 51 - 49% [3]
1997 Governor Jim Gilmore (R) 57 - 41% [4]
Lieutenant Governor John H. Hager (R) 51 - 42% [5]
Attorney General Mark Earley (R) 62 - 38% [6]
2000 President [7]
Senator Chuck Robb (D) 51 - 49% [8]
2001 Governor Mark Warner (D) 54 - 46% [9]
Lieutenant Governor Tim Kaine (D) 53 - 45% [10]
Attorney General Jerry W. Kilgore (R) 57 - 43% [11]
2004 President [12]
2008 President Barack Obama (D) 50 - 49% [13]
2012 President Mitt Romney (R) 50 - 49% [14]

List of representatives

Representative Party Term Electoral history
District created: March 4, 1789
Richard B. Lee Pro-Administration March 4, 1789 –
March 3, 1793
Redistricted to Virginia's 17th congressional district
Francis Preston Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 –
March 3, 1795
Retired
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 –
March 3, 1797
Abram Trigg Democratic-Republican March 4, 1797 –
March 3, 1803
Redistricted to Virginia's 6th congressional district
David Holmes Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 –
March 3, 1809
Appointed Governor of Mississippi Territory
Jacob Swoope Federalist March 4, 1809 –
March 3, 1811
Retired
William McCoy Democratic-Republican March 4, 1811 –
March 3, 1823
Redistricted to Virginia's 19th congressional district
Mark Alexander Crawford Democratic-Republican March 4, 1823 –
March 3, 1825
Retired
Jackson March 4, 1825 –
March 3, 1833
James Gholson Anti-Jackson March 4, 1833 –
March 3, 1835
Lost re-election
George Dromgoole Jackson March 4, 1835 –
March 3, 1837
Retired
Democratic March 4, 1837 –
March 3, 1841
William Goode Democratic March 4, 1841 –
March 3, 1843
Retired
Edmund W. Hubard Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
Retired
Thomas S. Bocock Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1853
Redistricted to Virginia's 5th congressional district
William Goode Democratic March 4, 1853 –
July 3, 1859
Died
Vacant July 3, 1859 –
December 6, 1859
Roger Pryor Democratic December 7, 1859 –
March 3, 1861
Resigned
Vacant March 4, 1861 –
January 25, 1870
Civil War
George Booker Conservative January 26, 1870 –
March 3, 1871
Lost re-election
William H. H. Stowell Republican March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1877
Retired
Joseph Jorgensen Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 3, 1883
Retired
Benjamin Hooper Readjuster March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1885
Lost re-election
James Brady Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 3, 1887
Retired
William E. Gaines Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1889
Retired
Edward Venable Democratic March 4, 1889 –
September 23, 1890
Election invalidated
John Langston Republican September 23, 1890 –
March 3, 1891
Lost re-election
James F. Epes Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1895
Retired
William McKenney Democratic March 4, 1895 –
May 2, 1896
Election invalidated
Robert Thorp Republican May 2, 1896 –
March 3, 1897
Lost re-election
Sydney Epes Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 23, 1898
Election invalidated
Robert Thorp Republican March 23, 1898 –
March 3, 1899
Lost re-election
Sydney Epes Democratic March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1900
Died
Vacant March 4, 1900 –
April 18, 1900
Francis Lassiter Democratic April 19, 1900 –
March 3, 1903
Lost re-election
Robert G. Southall Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1907
Lost re-election
Francis Lassiter Democratic March 4, 1907 –
October 31, 1909
Died
Vacant November 1, 1909 –
March 7, 1910
Robert Turnbull Democratic March 8, 1910 –
March 3, 1913
Lost re-election
Walter Watson Democratic March 4, 1913 –
December 24, 1919
Died
Vacant December 25, 1919 –
April 26, 1920
Patrick Drewry Democratic April 27, 1920 –
March 3, 1933
Redistricted to Virginia's at-large congressional seat
District eliminated March 4, 1933
District recreated January 3, 1935
Patrick Drewry Democratic January 3, 1935 –
December 21, 1947
Died
Vacant December 21, 1947 –
February 17, 1948
Watkins Abbitt Democratic February 17, 1948 –
January 3, 1973
Retired
Robert Daniel Republican January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1983
Lost re-election
Norman Sisisky Democratic January 3, 1983 –
March 29, 2001
Died
Vacant March 29, 2001 –
June 19, 2001
J. Randy Forbes Republican June 19, 2001 –
Present
First elected to finish Sisisky's term.

Historical district boundaries

2003 – 2013

See also

References

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  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present

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