United States House of Representatives election in the District of Columbia, 2000

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Map of the District of Columbia At-Large district.

The 2000 congressional election for the Delegate from the District of Columbia was held on November 2, 2000. The winner of the race was incumbent Eleanor Holmes Norton (D), who is now serving in the 107th Congress from January 4, 2001, until her term of office expires on January 3, 2003.

The non-voting delegate to the United States House of Representatives from the District of Columbia is elected for two-year terms.


Incumbent Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, a Democrat, sought re-election for a 6th full term to the United States House of Representatives. Norton was opposed in this election by Republican challenger Edward Henry Wolterbeek who received 5.84%, and Libertarian Robert D. Kampia who received 2.62%. This resulted in Norton being re-elected with 90.43% of the vote.


D.C. At Large Congressional District Election (2000)[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eleanor Holmes Norton (inc.) 158,824 90.43%
Republican Edward Henry Wolterbeek 10,258 5.84%
Libertarian Robert D. Kampia 4,594 2.62%
Socialist Workers Sam Manuel 1,419 0.81%
No party Others 536 0.31%
Totals 175,631 100.00%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold