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

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United States House of Representatives election in the District of Columbia, 2000
Washington, D.C.
1998 ←
November 2, 2000 → 2002

  Eleanorholmesnorton.jpg No image.svg
Candidate Eleanor Holmes Norton Edward Henry Wolterbeek
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 158,824 10,258
Percentage 90.43% 5.84%

Delegate before election

Eleanor Holmes Norton
Democratic

Elected Delegate

Eleanor Holmes Norton
Democratic

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).

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

Candidates[edit]

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.

Results[edit]

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%
Total votes 175,631 100.00
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

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