Virginia's 4th congressional district

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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 United States congressional district in the state of Virginia. It covers all or part of the counties of Amelia, Brunswick, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Greensville, Isle of Wight, Nottoway, Powhatan, Prince George, Southampton, Sussex, and the cities of Chesapeake, Colonial Heights, Emporia, Franklin, Hopewell, Petersburg, and Suffolk. The current representative is Randy Forbes (R).

Voting[edit]

Election results from statewide races
Year Office Results
2012 President Romney 50 - 49% [2]
2008 President Obama 50 - 49% [3]
2004 President Bush 57 - 43% [4]
2001 Governor Warner 54 - 46% [5]
Lieutenant Governor Kaine 53 - 45% [6]
Attorney General Kilgore 57 - 43% [7]
2000 President Bush 49.2 - 49.0% [8]
Senator Robb 51 - 49% [9]
1997 Governor Gilmore 57 - 41% [10]
Lieutenant Governor Hager 51 - 42% [11]
Attorney General Earley 62 - 38% [12]
1996 President Dole 46.3 - 45.6% [13]
Senator Warner 51 - 49% [14]


List of representatives[edit]

Representative Lived Party Term Note
District created: March 4, 1789
Richard Bland Lee I.JPG Richard B. Lee (1761–1827) Pro-Administration March 4, 1789 - March 3, 1793 Elected to VA-17
Francis Preston (1765–1836) Anti-Administration March 4, 1793 - March 3, 1795
Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 - March 3, 1797 Declined to run
Abram Trigg (1750-.......) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1797 - March 3, 1803 Elected to VA-6
DavidHolmesMS.jpg David Holmes (1769–1832) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 - March 3, 1809 Appointed Governor of Mississippi Territory
Jacob Swoope (.......-1832) Federalist March 4, 1809 - March 3, 1811 Declined to run
William McCoy (.......-1864) Democratic-Republican March 4, 1811 - March 3, 1823 Elected to VA-19
Mark Alexander (1792–1883) Crawford D-R March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1825
Jackson March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1833 Declined to run
James H. Gholson (1798–1848) Anti-Jackson March 4, 1833 - March 3, 1835 Defeated
George C. Dromgoole (1797–1847) Jackson March 4, 1835 - March 3, 1837
Democratic March 4, 1837 - March 3, 1841 Declined to run
William O. Goode (1798–1859) Democratic March 4, 1841 - March 3, 1843 Declined to run
Edmund W. Hubard (1806–1878) Democratic March 4, 1843 - March 3, 1847 Declined to run
Thomas Bocock.jpg Thomas S. Bocock (1815–1891) Democratic March 4, 1847 - March 3, 1853 Elected to VA-5
William O. Goode (1789–1859) Democratic March 4, 1853 - July 3, 1859 Died
Vacant July 3, 1859 - December 6, 1859
RogerAPryor.jpg Roger A. Pryor (1828–1919) Democratic December 7, 1859 - March 3, 1861 Resigned
Vacant March 4, 1861 - January 25, 1870 Civil War
GWBooker.jpg George W. Booker (1821–1883) Conservative January 26, 1870 - March 3, 1871 Defeated
William H. H. Stowell (1840–1922) Republican March 4, 1871 - March 3, 1877 Declined to run
Joseph Jorgensen (1844–1888) Republican March 4, 1877 - March 3, 1883 Declined to run
Benjamin S. Hooper (1835–1898) Readjuster March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885 Defeated
James D. Brady (1843–1900) Republican March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1887 Declined to run
William E. Gaines (1844–1912) Republican March 4, 1887 - March 3, 1889 Declined to run
Edward C. Venable (1853–1908) Democratic March 4, 1889 - September 23, 1890 Election invalidated
John Mercer Langston.jpg John M. Langston (1829–1897) Republican September 23, 1890 - March 3, 1891 Defeated
James F. Epes (1842–1910) Democratic March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1895 Declined to run
William R. McKenney (1851–1916) Democratic March 4, 1895 - May 2, 1896 Election invalidated
Robert T. Thorp (1850–1938) Republican May 2, 1896 - March 3, 1897 Defeated
Sydney P. Epes (1865–1900) Democratic March 4, 1897 - March 23, 1898 Election invalidated
Robert T. Thorp (1850–1938) Republican March 23, 1898 - March 3, 1899 Defeated
Sydney P. Epes (1865–1900) Democratic March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1900 Died
Vacant March 4, 1900 - April 18, 1900 Special Election
Francis R. Lassiter.jpg Francis R. Lassiter (1866–1909) Democratic April 19, 1900 - March 3, 1903 Defeated
Robert G. Southall (1852–1924) Democratic March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1907 Defeated
Francis R. Lassiter.jpg Francis R. Lassiter (1866–1909) Democratic March 4, 1907 - October 31, 1909 Died
Vacant November 1, 1909 - March 7, 1910 Special election
Robert Turnbull (1850–1920) Democratic March 8, 1910 - March 3, 1913 Defeated
Walter A. Watson (1867–1919) Democratic March 4, 1913 - December 24, 1919 Died
Vacant December 25, 1919 - April 26, 1920 Special election
PatrickDrewry.jpg Patrick H. Drewry (1875–1947) Democratic April 27, 1920 - March 3, 1933 Elected to VA-AL
District eliminated March 4, 1933
District recreated January 3, 1935
PatrickDrewry.jpg Patrick H. Drewry (1875–1947) Democratic January 3, 1935 - December 21, 1947 Died
Vacant December 21, 1947 - February 17, 1948 Special election February 17, 1948
Watkins Moorman Abbitt.jpg Watkins M. Abbitt (1908–1998) Democratic February 17, 1948 - January 3, 1973 Declined to run
Daniel, RE Jr.png Robert W. Daniel, Jr. (1936-2012) Republican January 3, 1973 - January 3, 1983 Defeated
NormanSisisky.jpg Norman Sisisky (1927–2001) Democratic January 3, 1983 - March 29, 2001 Died
Vacant March 29, 2001 - June 19, 2001 Special election June 19, 2001
Randy Forbes, official Congressional photo portrait, standing.jpg J. Randy Forbes (b. 1952) Republican June 19, 2001 - Present

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index Districts of the 113th Congress: [prpvi2012_82cH~pspvi11~MC29] [82~PVIRANK~2B]". The Cook Political Report. 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-27. 
  2. ^ "November 2012 Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "November 2008 Official Results". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "General Election - November 2, 2004". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "General Election - November 6, 2001". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  6. ^ "General Election - November 6, 2001". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  7. ^ "General Election - November 6, 2001". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  8. ^ "Virginia General Election - November 7, 2000". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  9. ^ "Virginia General Election - November 7, 2000". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  10. ^ "Nov 97 Gen Election Results for Governor by Congressional District and Locality". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  11. ^ "Nov 97 Gen Election Results for Lt Governor by Congressional District and Locality". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  12. ^ "Nov 97 Gen Election Results for Attorney General by Congressional District and Locality". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  13. ^ "1996 Election Results - President". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  14. ^ "1996 Election Results - US Senate". Virginia State Board of Elections. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 

Coordinates: 36°58′28″N 77°18′25″W / 36.97444°N 77.30694°W / 36.97444; -77.30694