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|Democratic nominee for
U.S. Representative for Virginia
4th Congressional District
November 2, 2010
|Alma mater||Ohio State University|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||Army Medical Service (1975–1977)|
Wynne LeGrow is a retired nephrologist from Emporia, Virginia and was the Democratic nominee for Congress in Virginia's 4th congressional district in 2010. He ran against incumbent Republican Congressman Randy Forbes.
LeGrow graduated from Ohio State University's College of Medicine in 1972. He completed his internship and residency and the University of Missouri. He served as a Physician in the US Army, stationed at Fort Rucker, Alabama. LeGrow is board-certified in by the American Board of Internal Medicine  After practicing internal medicine and nephrology in Emporia, Virginia for 29 years, LeGrow retired in 2008.
He has been married to his wife Marilyn LeGrow since June 2001, who also has a daughter. LeGrow has 1 son, in addition to 2 step sons from a previous marriage.
2010 U.S. Congressional campaign
Wynne LeGrow formally announced his campaign for the U.S. House seat currently held by Incumbent Congressman Randy Forbes on April 9, 2010  LeGrow opened up campaign offices in Petersburg on July 25, 2010  According to the July 30 FEC report filed by the LeGrow campaign, Wynne LeGrow had raised $77,503 ($45,000 of his own money), with approximately $11,000 cash on hand 
LeGrow's opponent Randy Forbes opted against holding general election debates. However, LeGrow along with other opposition candidates from the neighboring 7th Congressional District did meet for a forum with The Chesterfield Obserber where LeGrow argued in support of a Congressional pay-cut, and called Global Climate Change "real, and we are causing it". LeGrow, like his opponent Forbes, refused to respond to Project Vote Smart's '2010 Political Courage Test' of where he stands on issues.
In 2008, Barack Obama won the 4th Congressional District 50%-49%, while Republican Governor Bob McDonnell carried the district 62%-38% in 2009. The New York Times rates the seat as 'Solid Republican' and New York Times's statistician Nate Silver gives a 99.9% chance of a Republican victory.
Absentee voting began on September 17, 2010, running up until October 30, with the election being held on November 2, 2010.
Endorsements for Wynne LeGrow for Congress
LeGrow lost the election only garnering 38% of the votes.
- Wynne LeGrow supports allowing the Bush tax cuts to expire for individuals earning upwards of $250,000 
- In a forum with The Chesterfield Observer, LeGrow expressed his support for a congressional pay-cut 
- LeGrow is in favor of reclassification of marijuana, calling for changing of existing marijuana laws, citing the fact that marijuana criminalization "[is] making criminals out of young people who are doing what young people do." LeGrow also stated that as a nephrologist, he did not personally advocate the smoking of marijuana.
- LeGrow believes in man-made Global Climate Change 
- LeGrow supports rapidly increasing support for wind, solar, geo-thermal, & bio mass arguing that the United States "produces less than 5% of the world’s oil supply but consumes about 20%. This will continue to result in a significant trade deficit and keep us dependent on foreign oil. No amount of drilling will make us independent." 
- LeGrow stated he supported "alternatives" to Standardized testing in non-mathematics/science subjects and stated that there was no way to compare the performance of one state to that of another when standardized testing was done on a state level 
- LeGrow supports retaining as much and as many jobs as possible at the United States Joint Forces Command located in Norfolk, Virginia 
|General election for U.S. Congress from Virginia's 4th District
100% of Precincts Reporting
- HealthGrades. "Dr. Wynne V. Legrow, MD - Internal Medicine". Retrieved September 24, 2010.
- White,Jim (What IS Right for Virginia?) (August 25, 2010). "Wynne LeGrow for Congress".
- Dr. Wynne LeGrow for US Congress. "About". Retrieved September 24, 2010.
- Whitley, Tyler (April 10, 2010). "Democratic candidate for Forbes' seat declare". Richmond Times Dispatch. Retrieved September 21, 2010.
- Buettner, Michael (July 25, 2010). "4th District Democratic challenger opens campaign HQ in Petersburg". Progress Index. Retrieved September 18, 2010.
- Federal Election Commission. "2010 Candidate Details". Retrieved September 21, 2010.
- Peters, Laura (September 8, 2010). "Political underdogs meet up at Tavern Talk". The Chesterfield Observer.
- Project Vote Smart. "Project Vote Smart - Representative James Randy Forbes - Issue Positions".
- "Project Vote Smart - Wynne LeGrow - Issue Positions".
- The New York Times. "Virginia 4th District Race Profile - Election 2010". Retrieved September 24, 2010.
- Langhorne, Nicholas (September 18, 2010). "Absentee voting under way". Tidewater News. Retrieved September 24, 2010.
- LGBT-Stoneweall Caucus (September 11, 2010). "Candidates Endorsed by the LGBT Caucus".
- "Virginia Partisans: The Voice of LGBT Democrats in Virginia".
- Elias, Antonio (September 3, 2010). "Blue Virginia: Wynne LeGrow Releases Statement on Social Security". Blue Virginia. Retrieved September 18, 2010.
- Buettner, Michael (September 21, 2010). "Candidate gets grilled by students". Progress Index.
- That's my Congress. "Wynne LeGrow Gives Straight Talk on Energy".
- Gooding, Mike (September 21, 2010). "Fourth District challenger faces tough battle". WVEC-TV. Retrieved September 24, 2010.
- Wynne LeGrow for Congress official campaign site
- Biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Project Vote Smart
- Financial information (federal office) at the Federal Election Commission
- Financial information (federal office) at OpenSecrets.org
- Virginia State Board of Elections results from 2010 Congressional Election
|Party political offices|
|Democratic Party nominee for U.S. Congress